Reilly Opelka survives Daniel Evans 7-63 7-5 in the quarter in Atlanta on Friday after conquering a huge battle. Opelka will square off with Alex De Minaur in the semifinal.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Both players were too good on serve during this set and the fight went to the breaker. Finally, Opelka won the breaker at 3.

2nd set.

The set was even with both players refusing to concede anything to the opposition. Eventually, the only discrepancy was one break that Reilly conquered in the 11th game (6-5) before winning the set (7-5).

At the end of the match, Reilly scored 71 points vs. Evans’s 66 points.

Reilly served pretty well to win 82% of the points (36/44) behind his first serve, and he won 64% points (16/25) on his second serve. Opelka blasted 23 aces and he committed 2 double faults. Opelka won this match even if he was struggling in finding the solution in converting his break points as he converted only 33% (1/3). On the other side, Daniel wasn’t able to conquer any break point. That was one of the key issues for his defeat.

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

Highlights Reilly Opelka vs. Daniel Evans BB&T Atlanta Open – Atlanta

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

Next Match: Reilly Opelka vs. Alex De Minaur – H2H and stats

Opelka will face De Minaur in the semifinal.

This will be the 2nd time that Reilly Opelka and Alex De Minaur clash against each other. The head to head is 1-0 for De Minaur (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on hard.

The last time that they played, De Minaur won 6-4 7-65 in the 2nd round in Sydney back in January 2019.

Reilly Opelka in Atlanta

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