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American Tennis Player Shelby Rogers Makes It To French Open Quarter Finals

US player Shelby Rogers returns the ball to Romania's Irina Begu during their women's fourth round match at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on May 29, 2016. (THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)
US player Shelby Rogers returns the ball to Romania's Irina Begu during their women's fourth round match at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on May 29, 2016. (THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

The French Open is underway at the Roland Garros Stadium in Paris. And among several American women still in the running, the big talk is about Shelby Rogers of Charleston, South Carolina. The 23-year-old tennis star, who is ranked at number 108 among women players, is now on her way to the quarterfinals after four straight upsets. Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with James Beck, tennis columnist for The Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina about hometown tennis star Rogers.

Guest

  • James Beck, tennis columnist for The Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina.

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