On Saturday, August 14, US Tennis star Reilly Opelka beat Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in the National Bank Open semifinals. Since his impressive win, many sports fans have become curious to know if he has a girlfriend.
Saturday’s match ended 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 to Reilly, who was brilliant. The Tennis star will now face Daniil Medvedev in the National Bank Open finals later today (August 15).
Reilly’s superb tennis skills combined with his good looks has piqued the interest of many tennis fans in his dating life.
Does Reilly Opelka have a girlfriend?
- So far, Reilly’s social media accounts do not suggest that he has a girlfriend.
The Tennis star has over 51,000 followers on Instagram and that number is only expected to go up after the final on August 15. However, Reilly has remained quiet about his dating life.
The 23-year-old mostly shares pictures from his tennis games or practice sessions. He also displays his social life on his Instagram as he often posts pictures with his friends.
However, his low-key dating attitude hasn’t stopped rumours from surfacing. Since early 2021, Reilly has been linked to fellow tennis star, Venus Williams – Serena’s sister.
The duo hasn’t confirmed if they are an item yet. However, fans have noticed that they have been spending a lot of time together in recent months. In April this year, Venus’ coach Eric Hechtman, shared a video of the pair practising together at the Ibis Golf and Country Club in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Moreover, in May, coach Hechtman shared series of Instagram photos indicating he travelled to Rome with Venus and Reilly.
A look at US Tennis star’s career
Although Reilly is only 23, he has picked up some impressive victories in his career so far. The 6 feet 11 inches tall American is tied with Ivo Karlović for the record of tallest-ever ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) player.
The American, who is a Michigan native, can serve in the low-140 mph range. He reached his career-high in ATP singles ranking of 31 in October 2019, while his highest doubles ranking stands at 89, which came in August 2021.
Reilly is also a junior Wimbledon champion and Red Bull ambassador.
National Bank Open’s semifinal match explored
The 6-foot-11 Tennis star’s lightning victory on Saturday left many fans impressed. He scored 17 aces and won 77% of his first-serve points in the match that went on for 2 hours and 32 minutes.
Reilly finished off the match with a brilliant serve to which Stefanos had no answer.