Last Updated on February 17, 2019
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.