Eighth racket in the world, Italian tennis player Matteo Berrettini, in the third round of the Western & Southern Open competition could not defeat the American Reilly Opelku, which occupies the 39th place in the world ranking, – 3/6, 6/7 (4).
In 1 hour 15 minutes of the match, Reilly made 19 aces and one break, making a mistake when serving once. Whereas Matteo filed seven times through, making three double faults. The score of personal meetings of opponents was 1: 0 in favor of the American.
In the quarterfinals of Masters in New York, Opelka will play either with American John Isner or with Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas.