ATP Dubaj 02/26 15:15 25 [29] Tallon Griekspoor v Abdullah Shelbayh [187] Retired
ATP Doha 02/19 16:40 25 [45] Alexei Popyrin v Abdullah Shelbayh [187] 3-6,6-3,6-4
Challenger Manama 02/15 10:00 27 [231] Mikhail Kukushkin v Abdullah Shelbayh [187] 6-4,6-4
Challenger Manama 02/14 11:35 26 [187] Abdullah Shelbayh v Fabio Fognini [103] 3-6,7-6,6-0
Challenger Manama 02/13 13:00 25 [187] Abdullah Shelbayh v Jozef Kovalik [232] 7-6,6-3
Challenger Nottingham 02/09 11:00 27 [338] Alexander Blockx v Abdullah Shelbayh [188] 7-6,6-3
Challenger Nottingham 02/07 11:55 26 [289] Tristan Lamasine v Abdullah Shelbayh [188] 4-6,6-4,4-6
Challenger Nottingham 02/06 10:30 25 Henry Searle v Abdullah Shelbayh 3-6,6-4,2-6
Challenger Ottignies 01/26 20:30 27 [40] Borna Coric v Abdullah Shelbayh [191] 6-2,7-6
Challenger Ottignies 01/25 20:50 26 [191] Abdullah Shelbayh v David Goffin [112] 6-3,6-4
Challenger Ottignies 01/24 09:00 25 [207] Franco Agamenone v Abdullah Shelbayh [191] 4-6,3-6
Challenger Tenerife 01/16 13:30 25 [191] Abedallah Shelbayh v Otto Virtanen [166] 4-6,6-7

Wikipedia - Abdullah Shelbayh

Abedallah Shelbayh (Arabic: عبد الله شلبيه, romanized: eabd allah shalabih; (also known as Abdullah Shelbayh (Arabic: عبدالله شلبيه, romanized: eabdallah shalabih; born 16 November 2003) is a Jordanian tennis player.

Shelbayh has a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 181 achieved on 29 January, 2024, and is the first Jordanian tennis player to achieve an ATP world ranking. He has a career-high ATP doubles ranking of world No. 290, achieved on 8 January, 2024. He had a career-high ITF juniors ranking of 27 achieved on 12 July 2021. Shelbayh has won three ITF singles titles and one doubles title on the ITF Men's Circuit and one on the ATP Challenger Tour.

Shelbayh represents Jordan at the Davis Cup, where he has a win-loss record of 10–1.


2022: Historic maiden Challenger win, Top 500, Turned professional

In September 2022, Shelbayh reached the semifinals of the Manacor Challenger after receiving a wildcard into the main draw, defeating the No. 1 seed and world No. 127 Dominic Stricker in his opening match. He became the first player from Jordan to win a match in ATP Challenger Tour history. Following this run, Shelbayh made his debut in the world's top 500.

On December 1, 2022, after one year as part of the Florida Gators men's tennis team at the University of Florida, Shelbayh announced that he would forego his remaining collegiate eligibility in order to turn professional. The following week, Shelbayh won his third ITF singles title in Trnava, Slovakia, defeating Daniel Rincón in the final.[]

On December 28, 2022, Shelbayh won the second edition of the Arab Masters Tennis Tournament, held in Kuwait City, defeating Benjamin Hassan in the final. In addition to prize money of $25,000, the win gave Shelbayh a wildcard to compete in the main draw of the 2023 Qatar Open in Doha.[]

2023: Historic maiden Challenger final & title, ATP win, Masters & top 200 debuts

In February, Shelbayh qualified for the 2023 Tenerife Challenger III. He defeated Salvatore Caruso in his opening main draw match, before losing to Ryan Peniston in the second round. The following week, Shelbayh reached his second career semifinal on the ATP Challenger Tour at the 2023 Bahrain Ministry of Interior Tennis Challenger, defeating the No. 1 seed and world No. 79 Jason Kubler in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, he again defeated lucky loser Salvatore Caruso, becoming the first Jordanian player in history and the youngest Arab to reach a final at Challenger level. Shelbayh was defeated by Thanasi Kokkinakis in the final. As a result of this run, Shelbayh moved up more than 120 positions in ranking, entering the top 300 for the first time at world No. 276 on 20 February 2023.

Shelbayh made his ATP Tour-level main draw debut at the 2023 Qatar ExxonMobil Open, where he received a wildcard. He lost to Kwon Soon-woo in the first round in three sets.[]

In April, Shelbayh won his first doubles title at Challenger level at the 2023 Murcia Open, partnering Daniel Rincón. The pair received entry into the doubles draw as alternates. He then qualified for the Banja Luka Open in Bosnia and Herzegovina, having received an alternate spot in the qualifying competition. He beat fellow qualifier Elias Ymer in straight sets in the first round, becoming the first Jordanian player to win an ATP Tour-level match. Shelbayh received a wildcard at the 2023 Mutua Madrid Open, where he made his Masters 1000 debut. He lost to Pedro Cachin in the opening round.[]

In October, Shelbayh played in Charleston, where he beat Mark Lajal, Brandon Holt, Ethan Quinn and Ryan Peniston to reach his second Challenger final. He defeated wildcard Oliver Crawford to become the first Jordanian player to win a Challenger title.[] In November, he qualified for the 2023 Moselle Open in Metz, France, where he defeated Hugo Gaston in the first round, registering his first tour-level win on a hard court and the second of his season and career. As a result, Shelbayh broke into the top 200 of the ATP rankings for the first time in his career. He lost in the second round to defending champion Lorenzo Sonego.[]

In November, Shelbayh was announced as the wildcard entry into the 2023 Next Gen ATP Finals.