Talk about Cameron Norrie It is familiar to tennis lovers. British, former top ten, host of major events and Davis Cup player. But now will be even more familiar to Chilean fansgiven that Guillermo Nunez He joined the technical staff of the British, currently ranked twelfth in the ATP ranking.
Núñez, like the vast majority of South American players, was formed and developed as a clay player and met Norrie on the ITF junior circuit. Then they met at the university, where the Chilean was even above the European in the internal ranking of that house of studies.
The Chilean tennis player who managed to win a future tournament and was a junior quarterfinalist at Roland Garros, despite his promising future, decided to leave the international circuit and accepted a scholarship at Texas Christian Universityand where he studied economics and strengthened his friendship with Norrie.
After passing through the competitive university circuit, Núñez settled in New York where he worked for four years on the Wall Street stock market.. He never gave up his passion for tennis and, at the same time, he facilitated the arrival of young players in the NCAA.
This year and without much thought, he accepted Norrie’s offer to join his team. “I joined a team that comes in handy thanks to Facundo Lugones, Cameron’s coach. I’ve known him since college. He also placed the physical trainer and the kinesiologist well. I am one more voice in tennishelping as much as I can to improve their performance”.
Coincidence or not, Núñez’s contribution could not have come at a better time, since after reaching the final of the ATP 250 in Buenos Aires, Norrie brilliantly claimed the ATP 500 in Rio de Janeiro defeating a born specialist in brick dust like the Spanish and world number 2 Carlos Alcaraz.
Nunez is not surprised by Norrie’s latest results on clay. “Cameron is a tremendous player and I’m trying to do my bitAs I grew up on this surface, I can provide some tips. Trust and good communication with him have been very importants.”
Do you think it is possible for him to become number one in the world?
The goal is to be the best player possible, He was already number eight in the world a while ago, but one works to be number one. It can be, without a doubt. The challenge every day is to be a better player. Let’s hope that process gets him to the top of the rankings. That’s what we’re working for.