Rising American tennis star Ben Shelton has signed with Roger Federer‘s management company Team 8. Federer founded Team 8 with his longtime agent Tony Godsick. Team 8 represents tennis stars such as Coco Gauff and Juan Martin Del Potro.
Ben Shelton won the 2022 NCAA Division I championship representing the Florida Gators, the tennis team from the University of Florida. His dad Bryan Shelton is a former tennis player and currently coaches the Florida Gators.
Ben Shelton was wearing On Shoes with the “RF” logo, which were sent to him by Roger Federer. Federer is an investor in the Swiss shoe brand On and wears On shoes on the court.
In addition to representing athletes, Team 8 also owns the Laver Cup, which pits top players from Europe against tennis stars from the rest of the world (called Team World).