Reilly Opelka Bio


  • Began playing tennis at age 6
  • . Father, George; mother, Lynne; sister, Brenna
  • . Favourite surface is clay, tournament is US Open and shot is overhead
  • . Idols growing up were Juan Martin del Potro and former NBA star Tracy McGrady
  • . Favourite current NBA players are Jimmy Butler and Russell Westbrook
  • . Enjoys playing pick-up basketball games on tour
  • . Served as best man in Taylor Fritzís wedding on 7 July 2016
  • . Best friends on tour are Fritz, Michael Mmoh, Tommy Paul and Frances Tiafoe
  • . Fan of Chicago Bears (NFL), Chicago Bulls (NBA) and Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)
  • . Grew up under tutelage of former ATP pro Tom Gullikson in Palm Coast, FL, USA
  • . Fitness trainers are Satoshi Ochi and Brett Waltz
  • . Missed 5 weeks in 2018 with mononucleosis.
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