06/09/2023 11:01 AM | Click to read full article
The wildest ride in tennis is a 20-year-old American from Atlanta via Gainesville, Florida, with a booming serve, a flair for showmanship and a ravenous appetite for risk. Ben Shelton is now a US Open semifinalist — and a potential superstar. After beating fellow American and No. 10 seed Frances Tiafoe 6-2, 3-6, 7-6, 6-2 under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium, he will now face tennis’ ultimate test Friday against 23-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic.