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SHELBY ROGERS (born October 13, 1992) is an American professional tennis player. She won the girls junior national championship at 17. Her best result on the WTA Tour came at the 2016 French Open where she reached the quarterfinals.

CONTENTS

* 1 Personal life

* 2 Career

* 2.1 Early years * 2.2 2015 * 2.3 2016 * 2.4 2017

* 3 WTA career finals

* 3.1 Singles: 2 (2 runners-up) * 3.2 Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

* 4 ITF career finals

* 4.1 Singles: 7 (4–3) * 4.2 Doubles 7 (2–5)

* 5 Singles performance timeline * 6 Wins over top 10 players * 7 References * 8 External links

PERSONAL LIFE

Rogers followed her sister, Sabra, into tennis at the age of 6. She 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, Rogers 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. She is good friends with fellow American players Coco Vandeweghe
Coco Vandeweghe
and Irina Falconi
Irina Falconi
.

Her tennis idol is Steffi Graf .

CAREER

Rogers, 2016

EARLY YEARS

In 2010, Rogers won the USTA 18s Girls National Championship to earn a wild card into the U.S. Open , her first appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam. She lost to Peng Shuai
Peng Shuai
in the first round in three sets.

Rogers earned another wild card into the main draw of the 2013 French Open three years later by winning the Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge. With the wild card, she won her first career Grand Slam match over Irena Pavlovic
Irena Pavlovic
.

She finished 2014 ranked inside the Top 100 at No. 72.

2015

In 2015, Rogers played in all four Grand Slam main draws for the first time in her career, reaching the 3rd round at the U.S. Open .

2016

Although she missed the Australian Open due to injury, Rogers began the year strongly by reaching her second career WTA final, losing to Francesca Schiavone at the Rio Open on clay in February.

At the French Open , she continued her success on clay by becoming the first American other than Serena Williams
Serena Williams
to reach the quarterfinals since Venus Williams
Venus Williams
in 2006. Along the way, she defeated three seeded players including No. 12 Petra Kvitová
Petra Kvitová
. With this run, she also rose to a career high ranking inside the Top 60.

2017

Rogers started out the year with a stunning upset, 6-3, 6-1, over World No.4 Simona Halep
Simona Halep
in the first round of the Australian Open.

WTA CAREER FINALS

SINGLES: 2 (2 RUNNERS-UP)

WINNER — LEGEND

Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)

WTA Tour Championships (0–0)

Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)

Premier (0–0)

International (0–2)

TITLES BY SURFACE

Hard (0–0)

Grass (0–0)

Clay (0–2)

Carpet (0–0)

OUTCOME NO. DATE TOURNAMENT SURFACE OPPONENT SCORE

Runner-up 1. 13 July 2014 Gastein Ladies , Bad Gastein, Austria Clay Andrea Petkovic
Andrea Petkovic
3–6, 3–6

Runner-up 2. 21 February 2016 Rio Open , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Clay Francesca Schiavone 6–2, 2–6, 2–6

DOUBLES: 1 (1 RUNNER-UP)

LEGEND

Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)

WTA Tour Championships (0–0)

Premier Mandatory (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.

TOURNAMENT 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 W–L

GRAND SLAM TOURNAMENTS

Australian Open A A A Q1 Q2 1R A 2R 1–2

French Open A A A 2R 1R 1R QF 3R 7–5

Wimbledon A A A Q1 Q2 1R 1R 3R 2–3

US Open 1R A Q2 1R 2R 3R 2R 3R 6–6

WIN–LOSS 0–1 0–0 0–0 1–2 1–2 2–4 5–3 7–4 16–16

Year-end Ranking 341 434 217 123 72 146 60

WINS OVER TOP 10 PLAYERS

# PLAYER RANK EVENT SURFACE RD SCORE SR RANK

2014

1. Eugenie Bouchard
Eugenie Bouchard
No. 8 Montreal , Canada Hard 2R 6–0, 2–6, 6–0 113

2017

2. Simona Halep
Simona Halep
No. 4 Australian Open , Melbourne, Australia Hard 1R 6–3, 6–1 57

REFERENCES

* ^ " Tennis
Tennis
Recruiting". * ^ "Getting to Know: Shelby Rogers". US Open. Retrieved 4 June 2016. * ^ "Shelby Rogers\' emotional run to Paris quarters". ESPN. Retrieved 29 May 2016. * ^ Rothenberg, Ben (January 15, 2017). " Shelby Rogers
Shelby Rogers
Ousts Fourth Seed Simona Halep
Simona Halep
at Australian Open". The New York Times . Retrieved 2017-01-16. * ^ Garber, Greg (January 16, 2017). "Americans Shelby Rogers, Venus Williams
Venus Williams
advance in straight sets". ESPN
ESPN
. Retrieved 2017-01-16.

EXTERNAL LINKS

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