Ben Shelton parents are Lisa and Bryan Shelton. Bryan is former professional coach who worked with Florida Gators.
Similarly, the 2016 USTA junior national champion hails from an athletic household, with his mother, father, and sister all having professional tennis careers.
Well, his career as a tennis player began at a young age, although as a boy, Shelton preferred football over tennis. But, his interest in the sport started to evolve when he was 12 years old.
Shelton subsequently began to play tennis daily and was coached by his father, Bryan, who was then the coach of Georgia Tech's women's tennis team.
He committed to play college tennis for the Florida Gators on Father's Day in June 2020. Two years later, in 2022, he made his ATP Tour debut as a wildcard at the Atlanta Open, defeating Ramkumar Ramanathan in the first round for his first ATP win.
Ben Shelton Spent His Childhood In Georgia
Ben Shelton mom and dad have been together for twenty-three years. Bryan married Lisa on October 30, 1999.
Likewise, Lisa and Bryan instilled a love of athletics in both of their children. Their firstborn, Emma Shelton (Ben's older sister), is a senior on the University of Florida women's tennis team.
Furthermore, in an interview with The New York Times, Ben noted that when he was younger, there was no pressure from his mother, father, or sister, and he made the decision on his own.
Shelton stated that his father's knowledge of tennis influenced his desire to pursue the sport since Bryan was a college coach who was well-versed in the sport.
Besides, his father is extremely proud of him for all the hard work he has put in to get here, both in the classroom and on the court.
Mother Lisa Shelton
Lisa Shelton works as a real estate agent with the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Thomas Group.
There is also a profile with her name on it on the website Better Homes and Gardens, where her information is accessible. Lisa, who is from Carmel, Indiana, was also a talented junior tennis player for a short time before becoming a realtor.
Witsken is the sister of Todd Witsken, a former world No. 4 doubles, and No. 43 singles player. Furthermore, her brother Todd resigned soon before the 1993 US Open and passed on May 25, 1998, at age 34, from brain cancer.
Father Bryan Shelton
Bryan Shelton is a college tennis coach for the Florida Gators. Bryan is also a former tennis player who played professionally from 1989 to 1997.
After retiring from the court, Shelton coached MaliVai Washington, a 1996 Wimbledon finalist, until he was named a USTA National Coach. He is the first NCAA Division I head coach to win national titles in both men's and women's tennis.
Before working with the University of Florida, Bryan was the head coach of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets women's tennis team until July 1999.
Before his coaching tenure, the Georgia Tech women's tennis team had never qualified for the NCAA tournament. Shelton was elected Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Coach of the Year in 2007.
Moreover, he is a native of Huntsville, Alabama, who graduated from Georgia Tech with a degree in Industrial Engineering in 1989, as per Georgia Tech.
Ben Shelton Girlfriend
Shelton girlfriend Anna Hall is a heptathlete from Denver, Colorado. Shelton began dating Hall in November 2021.
Anna is an athletic competitor who won the heptathlon for the University of Florida in the 2022 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
She also won the heptathlon at the 2022 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships to qualify for the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, where she took bronze.
Aside from that, the couple's love story began in November of 2021, as Hall highlighted in an Instagram post in which she mentioned that they had been dating for a year and included a video from their trip to Naples, Florida. Ben and Anna are not married and are yet to become husband and wife.
Their vacation portraits on Shelton's page were released on December 31, 2021.