| United States|
0 WTA, 4 ITF
| Charleston, South Carolina, US|
October 13, 1992 (age 23)
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, US (1992-10-13)
Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Andrea Petkovic, Ajla Tomljanovic, Barbora Strycova, Ekaterina Makarova, Magdalena Rybarikova
Shelby Rogers (born October 13, 1992) is an American professional tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is No. 79, which she reached on September 8, 2014. Her career high in doubles is No. 175, which she reached on June 17, 2013. She played at her first Grand Slam event when she received a wildcard to play at the 2010 US Open, but was defeated by Peng Shuai in the first round in three sets. She has since reached the second round of the 2013 French Open and 2014 U.S. Open.
Following her sister, Sabra, into tennis at the age of 6. Shelby was quickly identified by her coaches for her natural athletic ability and started competing on the national stage by the age of 11. Home-schooled during high school, Shelby was able to focus on her tennis and quickly started receiving scholarship offers from the top schools in the US. In 2009 she decided to forgo college and become a professional tennis player.
Rogers currently trains at the USTA National Training Center in Boca Raton, Florida. Tennis idol is Steffi Graf.
She failed to qualify for the Australian Open, losing in the qualifying first round. She received a wild card to the French Open. She then won her first Grand Slam match over Irena Pavlovic.
At Wimbledon, she lost in the first round of qualifying to An-Sophie Mestach.
She received a wild card into the US Open, but lost her first match to Caroline Garcia of France.
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