Reilly Opelka

Clay Is Not Opelka’s Thing, But He Keeps Winning

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 14, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Reilly Opelka has reached his first ATP Masters 1000 semifinal at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia – and he’s done it on a surface that’s not exactly dear to him or most other American […]

Can Reilly Opelka Repeat Success At Delray Beach?

WASHINGTON, January 4, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) When the ATP Tour launches its 2021 season with a 250-level event at the Delray Beach Open by in Delray Beach, Fla., on January 7, many eyes will be focused on Reilly Opelka. The […]

Opelka Ousts Top Seed Medvedev At St. Petersburg Open

WASHINGTON, October 16, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) With the Nitto ATP Finals a month away, the Battle for London is focused on this week’s ATP 500 St. Petersburg Open in Russia, where both Denis Shapovalov and Andrey Rublev are in the chase for the […]

Opelka Criticizes ATP’s Handling Of Covid-19 Shutdown

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) During a telephone interview with Racquet magazine’s Giri Nathan published Friday, UTR Pro Match Series champion Reilly Opelka was asked “How do you think the ATP has handled this crisis, and what would you […]

Opelka Wins UTR Pro Match Series Title

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The first professional tennis tournament of the new normal – racquet taps instead of handshakes, no ball kids or linesmen, no spectators, plenty of social distancing – concluded Saturday at the UTR Pro […]

Opelka Wins Delray Beach Open

DELRAY BEACH, February 24, 2020 Reilly Opelka battled through two three-setters on Sunday to capture the Delray Beach Open by title. After beating former World No. 3 Milos Raonic of Canada in the semi-finals earlier in the day, he […]

Opelka Powers Past Wawrinka At Wimbledon

LONDON, July 3, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) On the day, Wimbledon second round results were peppered with five-setters, Reilly Opelka (literally), and Thomas Fabbiano and Fernando Verdasco stood tall as they crossed the distance over their respective second-round opponents. United […]

Domingues Knocks Off De Minaur At Estoril Open

ESTORIL, April 30, 2019 The first four players advanced to the Millennium Estoril Open on Monday headlined by local favourite Joao Domingues. The 25-year-old qualifier celebrated the biggest win of his career, beating World No. 27 Alex de Minaur from […]