20 Facts About Reilly Opelka

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Reilly Opelka was born on August 28,1997 and is an American professional tennis player.

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Reilly Opelka has been ranked as high as World No 17 in singles by the ATP, which he achieved on February 28,2022, and in doubles as world No 89 on August 2,2021.

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3.

Reilly Opelka has won four ATP singles titles and one doubles title.

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4.

Reilly Opelka didn't start playing tennis regularly until he began training through USTA in Boca Raton at 12 years old.

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5.

Reilly Opelka is close friends with Taylor Fritz and was the best man at Fritz's wedding.

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6.

Reilly Opelka won the 2015 Junior Wimbledon tournament, defeating Junior world No 1 Taylor Fritz en route to beating Mikael Ymer in the final and reached the finals of the Boys' Doubles event at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships.

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7.

Reilly Opelka made his ATP debut at the 2016 US Men's Clay Court Championships, where he lost in the first round to fifth seed Sam Querrey.

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8.

Reilly Opelka continued his momentum with first round wins at the Los Cabos Open and the Cincinnati Masters where he defeated Sergiy Stakhovsky and Jeremy Chardy respectively to move into the top 300 of the ATP rankings.

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9.

In 2017, Reilly Opelka got off to a good start to the season by qualifying for the Australian Open.

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10.

Reilly Opelka played No 11 seed David Goffin in the first round and pushed him to five sets before taking the loss.

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11.

Reilly Opelka won three ATP Challenger titles in the season, the first American to do so since Bradley Klahn in 2014.

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12.

Reilly Opelka finished as a runner-up at Cary Challenger and Oracle Challenger.

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13.

Reilly Opelka instead began the season at the Great Ocean Road Open as the sixth seed, but lost to Botic van de Zandschulp in the second round.

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14.

In Rome, Reilly Opelka beat Richard Gasquet, Lorenzo Musetti, Aslan Karatsev and Federico Delbonis to reach his first Masters semifinal, where he lost to Rafael Nadal.

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15.

At the US Open, Reilly Opelka reached the fourth round of a Major for the first time in his career.

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16.

At the 2022 Australian Open, Reilly Opelka reached the third round, where he lost to Denis Shapovalov.

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17.

At the inaugural edition of the Dallas Open, Reilly Opelka won his third singles title after defeating Jenson Brooksby.

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18.

At the 2022 Delray Beach Open, Reilly Opelka reached his second final in as many weeks, losing to Cameron Norrie.

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19.

At the 2022 US Men's Clay Court Championships, Reilly Opelka won his second title of the year and fourth of his career, defeating compatriot John Isner in what was the tallest ATP Tour final in the Open Era.

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20.

At the 2022 Mutua Madrid Open, Reilly Opelka lost to Sebastian Korda and at the 2022 Italian Open he lost to Stan Wawrinka, with both losses being in the first round.

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