Shelby Rogers is an American professional tennis player who is best known for her performance as a junior tennis player. She was born on October 13, 1992, in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States. Rogers started playing tennis when she was 6 years old, following the footsteps of her sister.
When Rogers started playing, her coaches were quick to notice her natural ability and by 11 years old, she was already competing on the national stage. Since she was home-schooled, Rogers was able to focus on her tennis career and soon received scholarship offers from some of the best schools in the United States.
Coached by Marc Lucero, Rogers started playing her first events in the ITF in 2009. The following year, she participated in her first WTA main draw during the US Open, although she fell in the qualifying. In 2014, Rogers was able to have her first Top 100 season and was a runner-up at Bad Gastein.
In 2016, Rogers had her second Top 100 finish, and displayed impressive performance in her the tournaments she competed in. She even reached her second WTA singles final while competing at Rio de Janeiro.
So far in her career, Rogers has 4 ITF titles, but no Grand Slam titles. Her best performance in a Grand Slam tournament was when she reached the quarterfinals round of the 2016 French Open. The highest rank that Rogers attained was at No. 48 which she reached on January 2017. As of March 2018, she is at No. 81.