Ben Shelton Brother: Does He Have One? Family Tree Explored

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American professional tennis player Ben Shelton does not have a brother but has a sister, Emma Shelton. 

The Shelton siblings grew up watching the athletic father playing on the court and gradually picket an interest in the racquets.

The Shelton family is popular not only for their passion for sports but also for the strong support they provide to each other.

Ben Shelton is a rising tennis star
Rising Tennis Star Ben Shelton (Source: Instagram)

Ben Shelton, born on October 9, 2002, is an American professional tennis player. He initially did not want to play tennis, so he played football.

His parents never pressured him to join tennis, and he eventually started playing the game when he was 12. 

During his freshman year, Ben helped the Florida Gators win their first national team championship in tennis with his victory at the fifth singles.

The next year, he earned the men’s singles title at the 2022 NCAA Division I Tennis Championships. Likewise, he won the title of ITA National Player of the Year.

After turning professional, Shelton reached his highest ranking in doubles on April 3, 2023. Following that, his best position for singles was 35th in the world on May 8.

Recently, Shelton became the youngest American man to reach the U.S. Open semifinal since Andy Roddick in 2003.

After defeating Frances Tiafoe in the quarterfinal match at Arthur Ashe Stadium, he is all set to face Novak Djokovic in his next match.

The Shelton Family Dominates The Tennis Court

Ben Shelton is already establishing his name on the ATP Tour. The rising star was born to Bryan Shelton and Lisa Witsken Shelton.

His father, Bryan, is one notable figure in the world of tennis. Currently, he is serving as the men’s tennis head coach for the Florida Gators at the University of Florida Athletics.

Moreover, the old man was the first coach in NCAA DI history to win a national title in both men’s and women’s tennis.

The Shelton Family
The Shelton Family (Source: Instagram)

Before starting his coaching career, the old man had a successful playing career, including reaching No. 55 in the ATP singles rankings and No. 52 in the ATP doubles rankings. 

Similarly, Ben’s mother, Lisa Witsken Shelton, was a former player. Despite achieving a high ranking as a junior tennis player, she later switched herself to a realtor.

Furthermore, Shelton’s elder sister, Emma Shelton, is also a professional tennis player.

Likewise, their uncle, Todd Witsken, a former tennis player, specialized in playing doubles.

Ben Shelton’s Girlfriend Anna Hall? 

Ben Shelton is currently in a happy relationship with his girlfriend, Anna Hall. The couple share the same love for the sport and are trying to make a name for themselves in their respective field.

Anna is a professional track and field athlete born on March 23, 2001, in Denver, Colorado. She has been actively playing for Team USA since 2009.

Ben Shelton And His Girlfriend Anna Hall
Ben Shelton And His Girlfriend Anna Hall (Source: Instagram)

Ben and Anna first met at the University of Florida. When exploring Hall’s social media, we learned that they started dating in December 2021.  

Despite being public figures, they have kept their private life away from the media. 

The couple, who have been together for just over a year, seems to value their privacy as they never discuss their relationship with the public.

Samishya Humagain
Samishya Humagain is a dedicated bachelor student with a passion for sports and the written word. As a diligent editor and writer, she brings her love for the game to life through insightful articles and engaging content. With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of sports, Samishya is committed to delivering informative and entertaining pieces that captivate readers and keep them coming back for more.

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