Wimbledon: Britain’s Cam Norrie says he’s wanting ahead to being within the whites for grass season


After Cam Norrie’s vastly spectacular clay marketing campaign, ideas rapidly flip to the grass and Wimbledon the place the British No 2 might be aiming to enhance on his document on the All England Membership; he has but to transcend the second spherical in three appearances

Final Up to date: 06/06/21 2:30pm


Cam Norrie is wanting ahead to displaying the British public what he can do on grass

Britain’s Cam Norrie says he’s wanting ahead to being within the whites for the grass season as he prepares to enhance on his document at Wimbledon.

The 25-year-old concluded a superb clay-court season with defeat by Rafael Nadal within the third spherical of the French Open on Saturday.

Regardless of shedding to the Spaniard for the third time this yr, there have been solely constructive reflections for Norrie on a marketing campaign that introduced him closing appearances on the ATP Tour occasions in Estoril and Lyon on the pink dust.

“I am wanting ahead to going to observe and there is not any clay throughout my bag and clay all over the place. I will be wanting ahead to getting on the grass and being within the whites and being clear,” smiled the British No 2.

“It has been an incredible clay season and I actually loved it, however now I am prepared for the grass.”

Norrie says he’s “shifting nicely” and is “bodily in nice form” forward of his look at Queen’s Membership later this month as he mirrored on his clay season with nice positivity.

“I feel my forehand improved loads on the clay, and a variety of matches I used to be dictating with the forehand and was in a position to be pinning guys within the backhand aspect after which utilizing my backhand fairly successfully,” he mentioned.

“All in all, I competed nicely and was pleased with my angle. It was perhaps simply the one match in the entire clay season the place I did not compete in addition to I’d have appreciated.

“However if you happen to have a look at the blokes that I misplaced to on the clay, it was all fairly high-level matches and good names. So there was not actual unhealthy losses on the clay, and I acquired a variety of wins and a variety of momentum.”

Norrie feels the transition from clay to grass could be tough however says he nonetheless needs to take care of his excessive degree of tennis.

“I simply need to take that into the grass and, after taking part in with Rafa and taking part in at that degree, I all the time play at a special degree and appear to virtually enhance and to maintain that,” he mentioned.

“It may be tough going from the clay to the grass, so get again to London tomorrow and put together as a lot as I can. I am unable to look forward to being again there and taking part in in entrance of some residence crowd and getting some help.”

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