Cameron Norrie’s rising status as a participant to look at was additional enhanced when he made it via to the second spherical of the US Open alongside
The British No 2 wore down Australia’s Jordan Thompson 7-5 4-6 6-Four 6-Three in three hours and 19 minutes in steaming humidity to get previous the primary spherical for the second 12 months operating.
Norrie appeared in management aside from a spell late within the second set when he dropped 4 consecutive video games from 4-Three up.
Cameron Norrie carried out properly to win his first spherical match towards Jordan Thompson
Thompson is ranked 108 on this planet while Norrie is ranked 64 and was anticipated to progress
He now performs Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic to succeed in the third spherical of a Grand Slam for the primary time.
After graduating from American college final 12 months Norrie has moved as much as 66 within the rankings, an increase of 48 locations already this season.
He additionally made the second spherical of the French Open this 12 months however is awaiting his first success at Wimbledon.
The British 23-year-old produced extra aces than his opponent and dominated rallies
Norrie will now play towards Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic for a spot within the third spherical
Because the grass court docket season he has reached two arduous court docket semi-finals on the ATP Tour and can fancy his possibilities to go additional this fortnight towards world quantity 62 Lajovic.
Norrie fared higher than British No 1 Kyle Edmund who struggled with cramp within the warmth, happening in 4 units to veteran Italian Paolo Lorenzi.