Reilly Opelka
22-Year-Old
Upsets Fognini in US Open R1
August 26, 2019
Opelka won 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 over Fabio Fognini in the first round of the US Open on Monday.
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Opelka tightened up when serving for the match at 6-5 in the third set, but he was able to refocus in the fourth and knock off the 11th-seeded Italian. The 6-foot-11 American bombarded Fognini with 26 aces, making a terrific impression in his first career US Open main draw match. Opelka will play his second-round match Wednesday, which will also be his 22nd birthday.
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