American Reilly Opelka guaranteed himself a greater payout when he defeated Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti in straight fashions Thursday to reach the third spherical of the U.S. Birth.
However he’s giving some of that wait on in consequence of of a fashion faux pas at the closing colossal slam tennis tournament of the year .
The U.S. Birth has fined the 24-year-ancient No. 24-ranked men’s participant $10,000 for carrying an unapproved tote bag onto the court docket, which manner the logo became once too huge.
Opelka, who additionally reached the third spherical at this year’s French Birth, had a fair appropriate time with the decision, tweeting that U.S. Birth ticket gross sales needs to be struggling this year but no longer decrease than the purple bag “regarded fly.”
Opelka, the No. 22 seed, is scheduled to face Nikoloz Basilashvili on Saturday in an strive to reach the fourth spherical of a colossal slam tournament for the predominant time in his profession.