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Indian Wells| Norrie gets into main draw

Indian Wells| Norrie gets into main draw

Britain’s No3, Cameron Norrie, world ranked 111, has successfully negotiated his way through the Qualifying tournament to make the main draw of Indian Wells.

He beat Ukraine’s Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-4 6-2 in 78-minutes to reach the first round of the 1000 Masters.

He beat Spain’s world No23 Roberto Bautista Agut during Britain’s recent Davis Cup tie last month but had never reached a Masters event main draw before.

The 22-year-old faces Japan’s Taro Daniel in the first round on Friday.

The winner of that match will play 12-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic in round two.

Norrie dominated the game against against Stakhovsky with an excellent first serve and survived a break point in the final set to advance.






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Henry Wancke

Henry Wancke is one of the most respected Tennis writers in the UK. Henry is the Editor of both Tennis Threads Magazine and tennisthreads.net. He previously worked as Editor of Tennis World, Serve & Volley as well as Tennis Today magazines and been stringer for The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and Press Association. He also co-authored the Ultimate Encyclopaedia of Tennis with John Parsons published by Carlton, and the Federation Cup – the first 32 years, published by the ITF. Currently he is the Secretary of the Lawn Tennis Writers’ Association and Hon Vice President of the Tennis Industry Association UK.

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