Reilly Opelka vs John Isner vs Jack Sock - Epic Tennis Rivalries

Opelka won the 2015 Junior Wimbledon tournament, defeating Junior world No. 1 Taylor Fritz en route to defeating Mikael Ymer in the final.

Reilly Opelka during the match against Tsitsipas on Saturday. (Image: Twitter/ ATP Tour)

Reilly Opelka is a professional tennis player from the United States. He is the tallest-ever ATP-ranked player, standing at 6 feet 11 inches tall (tied with Ivo Karlovi), and can serve in the low-140 mph range. He has been ranked as high as world No. 19 in singles by the ATP on September 13, 2021, and world No. 89 in doubles on August 2, 2021. He has two ATP singles titles and one ATP doubles title to his credit. He is a Wimbledon junior champion. Opelka won the 2015 Junior Wimbledon tournament, defeating Junior world No. 1 Taylor Fritz en route to defeating Mikael Ymer in the final, and reached the Wimbledon Championships finals of the Boys’ Doubles event (with Akira Santillan).

Opelka upset compatriot John Isner in the first round of the 2019 Australian Open. This was his second win in the top ten of his career. In February, Opelka defeated Isner once more on his way to winning the New York Open, his first ATP title. In July, he had his best Grand Slam performance to date, reaching the third round of Wimbledon and defeating Stan Wawrinka in the process. He reached the semifinals of tournaments in Atlanta, Tokyo, and Basel during the summer and fall. He represented the United States in the Davis Cup Finals in November, losing both of his rubbers. He was ranked 36th in the world at the end of the season.

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Opelka won his second career trophy at the Delray Beach Open in February 2020. After an extended break due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, play resumed at the Cincinnati Masters, and Opelka advanced to his first ATP Tour Masters quarterfinal. In the process, he defeated Matteo Berrettini for his fifth career top ten win.

Reilly Opelka vs John Isner

Opelka has faced his compatriot John Isner five times so far in his career and he boasts a fine record. The 24-year-old has emerged victorious on four of those five occasions.

Total matchesMatches won by OpelkaMatches won by Isner
541

Reilly Opelka vs Jack Sock

They might have not played a lot of matches against one another, but the numbers sure are tight between the two Americans. Opelka and Sock have competed thrice against each other and the former has recorded two victories.

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Total matchesMatches won by OpelkaMatches won by Sock
321

Reilly Opelka vs Diego Schwartzman

Much like his rivalry with Sock, Opelka has recorded a couple of wins out of three matches against Diego Schwartzman so far in his career.

Total matchesMatches won by OpelkaMatches won by Schwartzman
321



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