The British tennis player left the American Steve Johnson on the fast track (6-4, 6-1, 6-0) in his duel for the third round of Wimbledon. Norrie will face another North American like Tommy Paul for the pass to the quarterfinals of the British Grand Slam.
Cameron Norrie He is one of the last Britons present in the field of this edition of Wimbledon, and his level, added to the fact that his ranking and the casualties make him a candidate to reach the semifinals, excites the local public. The South African-born had a very comfortable debut against Pablo Andújar, but then needed five tight sets to defeat Jaume Munar. by his side, Steve Johnson He also brought good tennis this week, taking advantage of Grigor Dimitrov’s injury to get through the first round, and then beating another British southpaw in Ryan Peniston in straight sets.
Norrie is excited at the All England
The match started in favor of Norrie, finding break opportunities quickly but failing to finalize them, due to the American’s good serve. The story seemed to be heading towards a tiebreak or a tighter definition, but Cameron found the break at just the right time to win the first set 6-4..
After taking that first tight partial, the panorama was clearing up for the Briton, fully supported by his public. Norrie began to capitalize on the chances of breaking to enlarge the advantages. First it was a 2-0, but then it would be a 5-1 that led the left-hander to the round of 16. Cameron took the second set 6-1.
All possible parity would already crumble, with an imprecise Johnson and no answers to the British’s dominance. This time the breaks came consecutively, so that the story ends faster than expected. Finally, Norrie signed the victory with a resounding 6-0 defining.