Score, report, and key facts
The set was pretty even as both sides managed to hold the serve. The only difference was 1 break that Borna conquered in the 7th game (4-3) before winning the set (6-4).
Opelka came out strong at the beginning of the set after breaking Coric in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. That break was enough for the American to win the set (6-3) as no one dropped a serve anymore.
The set was pretty even as both sides managed to hold the serve. The only difference was 1 break that Opelka conquered in the 11th game (6-5) before winning the set (7-5).
At the end of the match, Opelka scored 99 points vs. Coric’s 94 points.
The American served pretty well to win 78% of the points (52/67) behind his first serve, and he won 55% points (22/40) on his second serve. Opelka fired 27 aces and he committed 3 double faults. Reilly won this match even if he had a tough time in converting his break points since he converted only 29% (2/7). On the other side, the Croatian was far from perfect in converting his break points as he converted only 9% of his break points (1/11). That was one of the key issues for his loss.
After this match, the head to head between Opelka and Coric is 1-0 for Reilly.
Next Match: Reilly Opelka vs. Alex De Minaur – H2H and stats
Opelka will come up against De Minaur in the 2nd round.
The last time that they locked horns, De Minaur won 7-64 6-75 6-3 in the semifinal in Atlanta back in July 2019.