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Ben Shelton vs Tommy Paul Live Stream & Tips - Epic encounter expected at the Australian Open

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Last updated: 24 Jan 2023
John Eastwood 24 Jan 2023
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  • Ben Shelton vs Tommy Paul preview, predictions & tips
  • The Australian Open quarter-final is being played on Wednesday (03:30 GMT)
  • Shelton has seen 6 tie breaks in his last 10 sets
  • Can Paul overcome the young gun in Melbourne?
  • Watch tennis online with bet365 live streaming
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Tommy Paul has gone to 5 sets in 4 of his last 7 Grand Slam matches (Getty)

Ben Shelton vs Tommy Paul Predictions


Ben Shelton’s serve has been broken just once in his last three matches. This should be a close match with Tommy Paul’s experience and class to make the difference at the Australian Open.
  • Ben Shelton vs Tommy Paul Predictions
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  • Head to Head
  • Ben Shelton Stats
  • Ben Shelton Form
  • Tommy Paul Stats
  • Tommy Paul Form
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Stats


  • Ben Shelton has won 2 of his last 3 matches against Top 50 players.
  • Ben Shelton has seen 6 tie breaks in his last 10 sets.
  • Tommy Paul has won 8 of his last 10 matches.
  • Tommy Paul has gone to 5 sets in 4 of his last 7 matches at Grand Slams.

Head to Head


This will be the first match between Ben Shelton and Tommy Paul.

Ben Shelton Stats


Nationality: United States
Age: 20 (9 September 20022)
Height: 6'4" (193cm)
Plays: Left-Handed
World Ranking: 89
Career High: 89 (January 2023)
Career Singles Titles: 0
Australian Open Best Result: First Appearance

Ben Shelton Form


Ben Shelton had a great end to the year, winning three straight titles on the Challenger circuit. He started the year in Adelaide where he failed to qualify.

The 20-year-old went to Auckland, beating clay court specialist Sebastian Baez 7-6 6-1 before a 6-3 6-2 defeat to Quentin Halys.

Shelton has had a fortunate draw at the Australian Open where he hasn’t faced a Top 60 player. He beat Zhizhen Zhang in 5 sets before straight sets wins against Nicolas Jarry and Alexei Popyrin.

The American overcame JJ Wolf 6-7 6-2 6-7 7-6 6-2 in the fourth round, winning 69% of his 2nd serves and saving 2/2 break points.

Tommy Paul Stats


Nationality: United States
Age: 25 (17 May 1997)
Height: 6'1" (185cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 35
Career High: 28 (September 2022)
Career Singles Titles: 1
2023 Singles Titles: 0
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
Australian Open Best Result: Third Round (2020)

Tommy Paul Form


Tommy Paul started the year in Adelaide, beating Christopher OConnell 6-4 7-5 before a 6-4 6-4 second round defeat to Jack Draper.

The 25-year-old beat Jan Lennard Struff 6-1 7-6 6-2 in the Australian Open first round before a tough 6-2 2-6 6-7 6-3 6-4 victory against Alejandro Davidovich Fokina.

Paul got past Jenson Brooksby 6-1 6-4 6-3 before overcoming Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2 4-6 6-2 7-5 in the fourth round, winning 56% of his 2nd serves and saving 8/10 break points.

Live Stream


Watch Ben Shelton vs Tommy Paul in the Australian Open quarter-final on Wednesday 25 January 2023 (scheduled start 03:30 GMT).

Verdict

Ben Shelton’s serve has been broken once in his last three matches, the 20-year-old frequently involved in tie breakers. This should be a close match, Tommy Paul backed to use his experience to win in 5 sets at the Australian Open.

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