Last Updated on February 18, 2019
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.