Andy Murray surprises Opelka in the semifinal. HIGHLIGHTS – SYDNEY RESULTS

SYDNEY TENNIS CLASSIC - SYDNEY DRAW AND RESULTS. Murray surprises Opelka

Prediction and head to head Andy Murray vs. Reilly Opelka

Andy Murray stuns Reilly Opelka 6-7(6) 6-4 6-4 in the semifinal in Sydney on Friday. Murray is going to play against Aslan Karatsev in the final. The battle lasted 2 hours and 24 minutes.

Murray
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Murray's Record

Highlights Andy Murray vs. Reilly Opelka Sydney Tennis Classic – Sydney

Stats: aces, double faults, breaks, winners

Murray
Opelka
106
106
Total points
88
88
50
50
Winners
58
58
47%
47%
Ratio Winners
66%
66%
-- Serve --
16
16
Aces
20
20
0
0
Double Faults
4
4
67%
67%
1st in
70%
70%
88%
88%
1st won
76%
76%
50/57
50/57
1st won
58/76
58/76
71%
71%
2nd won
45%
45%
20/28
20/28
2nd won
15/33
15/33
-- Break Points --
2/9
2/9
Total
0/1
0/1
22%
22%
Won
0%
0%
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At the end of the match, the Brit scored 106 points vs. Reilly’s 88.

Murray

The Brit served very well to win 88% of the points (50/57) behind his first serve, and he won 71% points (20/28) on his second serve. Murray struck 16 aces without committing any double fault. Andy won this match even if he was not so effective in converting his break points as he converted only 22% (2/9) of the procured opportunities.

Opelka

On the other side, Reilly wasn’t able to conquer any break point (0/1). That was one of the key issues for his loss.

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

Draw and next match H2H: Andy Murray vs. Aslan Karatsev – stats

Murray will compete against Karatsev in the final.

There is no head to head record between Andy Murray and Aslan Karatsev since this will be the first time that they will play each other in the main tour.

Andy Murray Draw info

Live score progression and stats

1st Set -
Opelka 7-6
OpelkaMurray
7
6
M
1
0
O
2
0
O
3
0
M
4
0
M
4
1
O
5
1
O
5
2
M
5
3
M
5
4
O
5
5
O
6
5
M
6
6
M
7
6
O
8
6
OpelkaMurray
6
6
15
0
30
0
40
0
OpelkaMurray
5
6
0
15
0
30
0
40
OpelkaMurray
5
5
15
0
15
15
30
15
40
15
40
30
OpelkaMurray
4
5
0
15
15
15
15
30
15
40
OpelkaMurray
4
4
15
0
15
15
15
30
30
30
40
30
40
40
A
40
40
40
A
40
OpelkaMurray
3
4
0
15
15
15
15
30
15
40
OpelkaMurray
3
3
15
0
30
0
40
0
OpelkaMurray
2
3
0
15
15
15
15
30
15
40
OpelkaMurray
2
2
15
0
30
0
40
0
OpelkaMurray
1
2
0
15
0
30
0
40
OpelkaMurray
1
1
15
0
15
15
30
15
30
30
40
30
OpelkaMurray
0
1
0
15
0
30
0
40

Neither player conceded a service game during this set. Therefore the affair had to be decided at the tiebreak. Finally, the American won a thrilling breaker 8-6 after a huge fight with 14 points played.

Tiebreak

Opelka won 5 minibreaks in the 1st (1-0), 4th (4-0), 12th (6-6), 13th (7-6) and 14th (8-6) point. On the other side, Murray won 3 minibreaks in the 6th (1-5), 7th (2-5) and 10th (5-5) point.

This was the tiebreak sequence: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4, 5-5, 6-5, 6-6, 7-6, 8-6

Neither player conceded a single break point during this set. In addition on the other side, Reilly didn’t concede a single break point during this set.

They played 75 points. It’s worth to point out that, Reilly won this set even if he scored less points 1 than the Brit (37-38). Opelka dropped 10 points on serve (30-10). on the other side of the net, Andy conceded 7 points on serve (28-7).

2nd Set -
Murray 6-4
MurrayOpelka
6
4
15
0
30
0
40
0
MurrayOpelka
5
4
0
15
15
15
30
15
30
30
40
30
40
40
40
A
MurrayOpelka
5
3
0
15
15
15
30
15
40
15
MurrayOpelka
4
3
0
15
0
30
15
30
30
30
40
30
40
40
40
A
MurrayOpelka
4
2
15
0
30
0
40
0
MurrayOpelka
3
2
15
0
15
15
15
30
15
40
MurrayOpelka
3
1
15
0
30
0
40
0
MurrayOpelka
2
1
15
0
15
15
15
30
30
30
40
30
40
40
A
40
MurrayOpelka
1
1
15
0
30
0
40
0
MurrayOpelka
0
1
0
15
0
30
0
40
15
40

The set was even with both players refusing to concede anything to the opposition. Eventually, the only discrepancy was one break that Andy clinched in the 3rd game (2-1) prior to ultimately winning the set (6-4).

The Brit converted 25% of his break points (1/4). He had 4 break points opportunities in the 3rd (1-1 30-40 and 40-A), the 7th (4-2 30-40) and the 9th game (5-3 30-40). On the other side, the Brit didn’t concede a single break point during this set.

They contested 55 points. Andy conquered the set after winning 11 points more than Opelka (33-22). Murray was untouchable on serve to drop just 1 point during his serving games (20-1). On the losing side, the American conceded 13 points on serve (21-13).

3rd Set -
Murray 6-4
MurrayOpelka
6
4
15
0
30
0
40
0
MurrayOpelka
5
4
15
0
15
15
30
15
40
15
MurrayOpelka
4
4
15
0
30
0
30
15
30
30
40
30
MurrayOpelka
3
4
15
0
15
15
30
15
40
15
40
30
40
40
40
A
MurrayOpelka
3
3
15
0
15
15
30
15
30
30
30
40
40
40
A
40
40
40
A
40
MurrayOpelka
2
3
0
15
0
30
0
40
MurrayOpelka
2
2
15
0
30
0
40
0
MurrayOpelka
1
2
0
15
0
30
0
40
15
40
MurrayOpelka
1
1
15
0
30
0
40
0
40
15
40
30
MurrayOpelka
0
1
0
15
15
15
30
15
40
15
40
30
40
40
40
A
40
40
40
A
40
40
40
A

Similarly to the 2nd set, the set was even with both players refusing to concede anything to the opposition on serve. Eventually, the only discrepancy was one break that Murray clinched in the 9th game (5-4) prior to finally conquering the set (6-4).

Murray converted 20% of his break points (1/5). He had 5 break points opportunities in the 1st (0-0 15-40 and 30-40), the 7th (3-3 15-40 and 30-40) and the 9th game (4-4 15-40). On the other side, Opelka wasn’t able to convert 1 break point in the 6th game (3-2 30-40).

They played 64 points. Andy conquered the set after winning 6 more points than Reilly (35-29). Andy dropped 8 points on serve (22-8). on the other side of the net, Reilly conceded 13 points on serve (21-13).

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

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