TOKYO. Reilly Opelka topples Simon in the 2nd round of the Rakuten Japan Open

RAKUTEN JAPAN OPEN - TOKYO. Opelka prevails over Simon to compete against Yasutaka Uchiyama in the 3rd round

Prediction and head to head Reilly Opelka vs. Gilles Simon

Reilly Opelka tops Gilles Simon 7-6(4) 7-6(2) in the 2nd round in Tokyo on Wednesday. Opelka will clash against Yasutaka Uchiyama in the 3rd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Opelka won the set after recovering from 1 break down. In fact, after dropping his serve in the 6th (2-4) game, Reilly broke back in the 7th (3-4) game before winning the set at the following tiebreak at 4.

2nd set.

Both players were too good on serve during this set and the fight went to the breaker. Eventually, Reilly won the breaker at 2.

1st
Opelka
Simon
7-6
7
6
6
6
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
2
4
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Opelka
Simon
7-6
7
6
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0

Statistics

After this match, the head to head between Opelka and Simon is 1-0 for Reilly.

Next Match: Reilly Opelka vs. Yasutaka Uchiyama – stats

Opelka will fight against Uchiyama in the 3rd round.

There is no head to head record between Reilly Opelka and Yasutaka Uchiyama since this will be the first time that they will face off in the main tour.

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