Alex De Minaur hustles Reilly Opelka 7-64 6-75 6-3 in the semifinal in Atlanta on Saturday. De Minaur will face off with Taylor Harry Fritz in the final.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

The set went straight to the tiebreak as there were no breaks. Eventually, Alex won the breaker at 4.

2nd set.

Also in this set, neither player conceded a service game. Therefore the affair had to be decided at the tiebreak. Eventually, the American won the tiebreak at 5.

3rd set.

De Minaur won the set after he broke Opelka in the 5th (3-2) and in the 9th (6-3) game. That break was the key for Alex to conquer the set because he didn’t concede his serve in the rest of the set.

At the end of the match, De Minaur scored 112 points vs. Opelka’s 99 points.

De Minaur served very well to win 96% of the points (45/47) behind his first serve, and he won 59% points (27/46) on his second serve. The Australian won this match even if he wasn’t that great in converting his break points because he converted only 22% (2/9). On the other side, Opelka wasn’t able to conquer any break point. That was one of the key issues for his defeat.

After this encounter, the head to head between De Minaur and Opelka is 2-0 for Alex.

Highlights Alex De Minaur vs. Reilly Opelka BB&T Atlanta Open – Atlanta

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

Next Match: Alex De Minaur vs. Taylor Harry Fritz – H2H and stats

De Minaur will square off with Harry Fritz in the final.

This will be the 2nd time that Alex De Minaur and Taylor Harry Fritz square off. The head to head is 1-0 for De Minaur (see full H2H stats), but they have never played each other on hard.

The last time that they competed against each other, De Minaur won 4-38 4-1 4-2 in the R in Milan back in 2018.

Alex De Minaur in Atlanta

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