Cameron Norrie disappointed after Wimbledon exit against Federer
Cameron Norrie admitted he was disappointed with his performance in his third round loss to Roger Federer at Wimbledon. Norrie is the first graduate of the LTA Professional Scholarship Program, which provides world-class coaching, medical and financial support to young elite UK players with the potential to reach the top 100 within five years. The 25-year-old who lives in Putney, a few miles from the All-England Club, is at his best in 2021, reaching three ATP Finals and claiming 31 wins on the tour. A four-set first-round victory over former quarter-finalist Lucas Pouille and a straight-set victory over wildcard Alex Bolt saw Norrie tie her third round innings at the Australian Open and Roland Garros, reaching this stadium at Wimbledon for the first time. Against eight-time Wimbledon champion Federer, Norrie was making his first appearance on center court and there were obvious nerves when he was broken early on. The Briton settled into the game well but was ultimately outmaneuvered by the Swiss, who won 6-4, 6-4. 5-7, 6-4 to set up a fourth round match against 23rd seed Lorenzo Sonego. âI was a little disappointed with my level today. I think I gave a lot of free points at the start, especially in the first two sets. I didn’t serve very well and I was missing a lot of feedback. second service, âhe said. commented. âIt’s not the level I’ve played recently and certainly not the way I played in the tour before. It was difficult and obviously I think it was partly because of the way he He played. He came out aggressive but I didn’t perform well throughout the game. I was disappointed but I competed as hard as I could. ” Despite his loss and disappointment, Norrie said it was always special to play on center court for the very first time. âIt was amazing playing against him and experiencing that and having that kind of atmosphere on center court. I loved every minute of it.â It’s exciting for me to play games. Therefore, we play this sport, playing on Center Court against Roger Federer. It was unbelievable. I’m sure a lot of people were following. I got a decent number of messages from people all over the world following. It was amazing and so special to play today. “Despite his singles loss, the 26-year-old’s Wimbledon campaign is not over. After his match against Federer, he and his doubles partner Jaume Munar shocked the fifth seed Ivan Dodig and Filip Polasek 7-6 (10), 1-6, 7-5 on court two to seal a place in the third round.
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