The ninth racket of the world, American John Isner, lost to his compatriot Reilly Opelka, who occupies the 89th line of the ATP ranking, with a score of 7/6 (8), 6/7 (14), 6/7 (4) in the semi-final of the New York Open tournament .
The match lasted 2 hours and 31 minutes. During this time, the athletes made one double mistake and did not make a single break. At the same time, the 33-year-old Isner performed 38 aces, and the 21-year-old Opelka – 43.
Previously, the score in personal meetings was 1: 1. In the finals of the competition in New York, Opelka will fight with Canadian Brayden Schnur.