Reilly Opelka

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 […]

Opelka Captures Maiden ATP Tour Title At New York Open

NEW YORK, February 18, 2019 Reilly Opelka clinched his maiden trophy on the ATP Tour, winning the second edition of the New York Open. The 21-year-old US-American beat Canadian qualifier Brayden Schnur 6-1, 6-7(7), 7-6(7) in Sunday’s singles final. Opelka […]

Opelka With Back-To-Back Titles Win In Champaign

CHAMPAIGN, November 18, 2018 No. 4 seed Reilly Opelka from the United States defeated fellow countryman Ryan Shane to win the 2018 JSM Challenger of Champaign-Urbana singles title. Opelka defeated the qualifier, 7-6(6), 6-3 on Saturday afternoon at Atkins Tennis Center. This marks […]

Opelka To Face Shane In Champaign Challenger Final

CHAMPAIGN, November 17, 2018 The 32-man-singles draw has been whittled down to the final two at the $75,000 JSM Challenger of Champaign-Urbana, held at the University of Illinois. No. 4 seeded US-American Reilly Opelka will meet compatriot Ryan Shane in Saturday’s title […]