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Tommy Paul is not the highest profile among the surge of Americans at the Australian Open, but he is the last left standing after ending the surprise run of 20 year-old Ben Shelton.
Having never made it past the fourth round of a Grand Slam before, the 25 year-old from North Carolina is into the last four and was left awaiting the winner of Novak Djokovic against Andrey Rublev when he stopped Shelton in the quarter finals.
He defeated Shelton on a steamy afternoon at Melbourne Park 7-6 6-3 5-7 6-4, with the two embracing warmly at the net.
Tommy Paul had never made it past the fourth round of a Grand Slam until this Australian run