The 89th racket of the world, American Reilly Opelka, in three sets outplayed Canadian Brayden Schnur, who occupies the 154th line of the ATP rating, with a score of 6/1, 6/7 (7), 7/6 (7) in the final of the tournament in New York.
The match lasted 2 hours and 1 minute. During this time, the 21-year-old Opelka performed 43 aces, made a mistake twice when serving and sold two break points, and the 23-year-old Schnur filed through seven times, made two double mistakes and did not make a single break.
This was the first official meeting of athletes. For winning the New York Open finals, Opelka will receive 250 rating points and $ 119,800 in prize money. This is the first trophy in the career of an American.