Score, report, and key facts
Both players were too good on serve during this set and the fight went to the breaker. Finally, the Australian won the breaker at 3.
Both players managed to hold their serve for the entire set. The only difference was just 1 break that Alex conquered in the 9th game (5-4) before winning the set (6-4).
At the end of the match, De Minaur scored 71 points vs. Reilly’s 58 points.
The Australian served exceptionally well to win 82% of the points (28/34) behind his first serve, and he won 81% points (22/27) on his second serve. Alex was fantastic in converting all the break points (1/1). On the other side, Reilly wasn’t able to conquer any break point (0/2). That was one of the key issues for his defeat.
After this encounter, the head to head between De Minaur and Opelka is 3-0 for Alex.
De Minaur’s Interview
Next Match: Alex De Minaur vs. Yoshihito Nishioka – H2H and stats
De Minaur will come up against Nishioka in the 3rd round.
The last time that they squared off, Nishioka won 6-2 6-4 in the 1st round in Miami back in 2018.