By Ros Satar, in Indian Wells

  • Cameron Norrie v Felix Auger-Aliassime [WC]
  • First Meeting

INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA USA – Cameron Norrie looks to go one better than his debut here last year as he takes on Canadian wildcard Felix Auger-Aliassime.

 

-Latest player gear | Pro:Direct Tennis Shop-

Buy the latest gear from the top players from the Pro:Direct Tennis Shop and check out their 80% off sale on selected tennis equipment now on

CLICK TO BUY FROM PRO DIRECT TENNIS via Britwatch Sports

 

Cameron Norrie v Felix Auger-Aliassime [WC] | First Meeting

British No. 2 Cameron Norrie has been enjoying a bit of a solid run of form as he comes into Indian Wells, and after reaching his first ATP Tour 500 semi-final, his chances of bettering his debut last year of the first round seems high.

Standing in his way is Canadian wildcard Felix Auger-Aliassime. Another of the great crop of young Canadians coming through. Auger-Aliassime actually had a better time of things on the Latin American ‘Golden’ clay court swing with a thrilling culmination of the Rio de Janeiro final, so while he might be here in a wildcard, he is not to be underestimated.

The Canadian smacks a big ball with the ability to create some crazy angles from a wrist-snapping forehand that can be hard to read – but with that style, we can see errors mount up and that is where Norrie’s steadiness and big-match temperament comes into its own.

Auger-Aliassime might be able to utilise his height to pick up a few free points on his serve, while Norrie is perhaps a little more functional in this aspect, but experience and consistency should stand the Brit in good stead when he kicks off proceedings on Thursday.

Prediction: Norrie in straight sets

Norrie and Auger-Aliassime are scheduled on Stadium 1 at 11am (7pmGMT)

 

-Viagogo Tennis Tickets-

Search Viagogo for tennis tickets for upcoming tournaments

CLICK TO BUY TENNIS TICKETS FROM VIAGOGO via Britwatch Sports



 

How to Watch/Follow ATP Indian Wells

TV No terrestrial or satellite/cable coverage
Live Stream Amazon Prime Video <– Sign up for trial

Tennis TV (Subscription Required)

Live Scores Tennis Live Scores on Britwatch Sports

 

-Connected Clubs-

Shop at Connected Clubs for a vast range in tennis equipment and training aids to help improve your tennis.

CLICK TO BUY TENNIS EQUIPMENT FROM CONNECTED CLUBS via Britwatch Sports

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.