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TAG: Reilly Opelka

Oct/21

12

Reilly Opelka: “The tennis media sucks.”

Reilly Opelka dropped a bombshell opinion at the US Open which did not get a lot of traction, for understandable reasons. Displeased by the offensive treatment by the tennis media regarding the habitual bathroom breaks of Stefanos Tsitsipas, Opelka defended the ATP world no. 3 from the onslaught of criticism and lashed out in emphatic […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/21

5

Four Americans Threatening for US Open Title

Jenson Brooksby came back from two sets to one down vs Aussie Open semifinalist Aslan Karatsev to win in five, after slaying compatriot Taylor Fritz in four sets. The 20 year old from Sacramento believes he not only beat Djokovic but he has what it takes to become the first American male to win the […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/21

3

Opelka On Being Tall And His Favorite Players To Watch

Reilly Opelka is the highest ranked American player right now and also one of the best interviews. Can you talk about what it’s like to go through life as such a tall man, how that affects you. Is it a plus? Downside? REILLY OPELKA: Yeah, the only fun side is hitting an ace on a big […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/21

16

Reilly Opelka is the No. 1 ranked American

Reilly Opelka started off 2021 with mediocre, inconsistent results but this summer the towering American has found his form. Last week in Montreal the 23 year old defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets and reached the final of the Toronto Masters 1000 tournament where he lost to World no. 2 Daniil Medvedev 63 64. Opelka […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis fans are eagerly anticipating the arrival of June 28th, as it marks the beginning of the Wimbledon Championship at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in London. The quintessentially British tournament is replete with strawberries and cream and attracts the finest tennis players from all over the world, who hope to leave as champion. […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

8

The Friendly Duel: Fritz vs Opelka 2R AO

Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka are the top two young American prospects, each aged 23 and ranked 31 and 38 respectively. They are not bitter rivals but are actually very good friends, as evidenced by their social media activities. This is unusual because in the past, young prospects from a nation tended to go it […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/20

10

Talking Tennis With Justin Gimelstob Part 1

Justin Gimelstob, a former Grand Slam mixed doubles champion, was a top TV tennis commentator for years, until his professional world came crashing down after a violent confrontation with a former friend in late 2018 which resulted in him losing his Tennis Channel commentating gig and resigning from the ATP Player Council. As an avid […] Continue to read full article...

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