Reilly Opelka is an American professional tennis player with a career-high singles ranking of No.17, which he reached in February 2022. He has four ATP Titles. When he was a junior, he won a Wimbledon boys singles title.

Player Profile

Reilly Opelka was born on August 28, 1997, in St. Joseph, Michigan in the United States of America. He is still living in the United States but in Delray Beach, Florida instead. Opelka stands 211 cm tall and the ATP last listed his weight at 102 kg. He is a right-handed player with a two-handed backhand.

Height / weight 2.11 m / 102 kg
Born 28 Aug 1997
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Right Handed

Opelka did not start playing tennis until he was 12 years old. At that time he attended training through the USTA in Florida. He is good friends with fellow American tennis player Taylor Fritz and served as best man at his wedding.

He turned pro in 2015 and has been coached by Jay Berger and Jean-Yves Aubone. Throughout his professional career, he has earned US$4,224,870 in prize money.


Opelka debuted in the ATP in 2016 at the Men’s Clay Court Championships. The following year, he made it to his maiden Grand Slam main draw appearance at the Australian Open. The year prior, he had made his first ATP Masters 1000 match at the Cincinnati Masters. He made it to the second round.

He reached his first Masters’ quarterfinals in 2019 at Cincinnati. In the same year, he won the New York Open.

The following year, he had a semifinals finish at the Italian Open. He followed it up with his first finals appearance at the National Bank Open. He lost to Daniil Medvedev. Also in 2020, he won his home Delray Beach Open.

In February 2022, he won the Dallas Open and in April of the same year, he won the US Men’s Clay Court Championships, beating fellow American player John Isner.

Career Record


  • Highest Singles Ranking: 17(February 28, 2022)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 28 (August22, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - 3R (2022)
  • French Open - 3R (2021)
  • Wimbledon - 3R (2019)
  • US Open - 4R (2021)


  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 89 (August2, 2021)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Results

  • French Open - 1R (2019)
  • US Open - 2R (2017)

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