Reilly Opelka is an American professional tennis player who is a Junior Wimbledon champion and Redbull ambassador. Opelka achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 31 on October 28, 2019, and a doubles ranking of world No. 129 on August 31, 2020. Turning professional in 2015, Opelka has won two ATP singles titles. His height of 211 cm (6 ft 11 in) makes him the joint tallest ranked tennis player in history, along with Ivo Karlović, and can serve in the low-140 mph range.
Born on August 28, 1997 in St. Joseph, Michigan, to parents Lynne and George Opelka, he has a sister named Brenna. Opelka moved from Michigan to Palm Coast, Florida at age 4. He started playing tennis at age 5, and began training through USTA in Boca Raton at 12 years old.
Reilly Opelka Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 28 August 1997
Birth Place: St. Joseph, Michigan, USA
Residence: Palm Coast, Florida, USA
Birth Name: Reilly Opelka
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Tennis player
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Reilly Opelka Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 225 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 102 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 11″
Height in Meters: 2.11 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: 15 (US)
Reilly Opelka Family Details:
Father: George Opelka
Mother: Lynne Opelka
Siblings: Brenna (Sister)
Others: Mike Opelka (Uncle) (Radio talk show host)
Reilly Opelka Education:
Year Turned Pro: 2015
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
High Rank for Singles: No. 31 (28 October 2019)
High Rank for Doubles: No. 129 (31 August 2020)
Singles Career record: 48–47 (50.5% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches and in Davis Cup)
Singles Career titles: 2
Doubles Career record: 11–14 (44.0% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches and in Davis Cup)
Doubles Career titles: 0
Coach (s): Jay Berger, Jean-Yves Aubone
Reilly Opelka Facts:
*He was born on August 28, 1997 in St. Joseph, Michigan, USA.
*He credits Tom Gullikson, whom his father knew from playing golf, for much of his early development as a tennis player.
*He turned professional in 2015.
*He made his ATP debut at the 2016 U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship.
*He is close friends with Taylor Fritz and was the best man at Fritz’s wedding.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.