Cameron Norrie is ecstatic after winning his first ATP Tour championship, proving his Olympic omission.
Cameron Norrie won his first career ATP tour title.
Cameron Norrie maintains he’couldn’t be more proud’ of his maiden ATP Tour victory, which he won in Los Cabos in straight sets over Brandon Nakashima.
Norrie’s triumph in Mexico City makes him the first British winner of the competition since it began in 2016.
The triumph will come as a huge comfort to the world No. 30, who had lost in his last four ATP finals.
Due to the lack of ranking points available in the current Tokyo Olympics, the British player decided not to compete. There were “huge prospects [elsewhere]to go up the ranks and retain momentum,” he noted at the time.
And the 25-year-gamble old’s appears to have paid off, as he did not drop a set throughout the tournament, defeating Nakashima 6-2, 6-2 in the final.
In the first set, he broke to love for a 2-1 lead and then broke again at 4-2 before serving out the match.
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Norrie broke early in the second set, and despite a brief fightback from the American, Norrie won the final four games to win his first title.
“I feel really happy,” he stated after the victory on the ATP Tour. I am extremely pleased of myself, my team, and the way I handled the week.
“I’m pleased with how I’ve progressed in each match.
“I used a little bit of my expertise today, and I think that showed in the game.”
“I think it’s a huge bonus. It was always a goal of mine to get my first title.
“Obviously I’d lost three finals this year, so it was very nice to get over the line today.
“I’m going to enjoy it tonight and then [go]straight back to work.”
Norrie believes he played well throughout the event but admits handing the pressure of being the No 1 seed was not easy.
He added: “I think I played very solid throughout the whole week.
“I improved this week, and I believe my returns were very, very strong. It’s obviously a big step for me to get my first title, so I.”Brinkwire Summary News”.