Norrie is waiting for Alcaraz or Zapata in the final in Buenos Aires


Norrie is waiting for Alcaraz or Zapata in the final in Buenos Aires

The British Cameron Norrie, 27 years old and world number 12, it was difficult to overcome him Facundo Diaz Acosta and Tomás Etcheverry in his first steps at the ATP 250 on clay in Buenos Aires, but with each round he honed his tennis, reaching the final.

The second seed in the draw eliminated the Peruvians in the semifinals John Paul Varillas27 years old and number 101, coming from the previous stage, by 7-6 (6) and 6-4 in 1h.53′.

This Sunday, before 8:00 pm, he will face a Spaniard, the winner of the second semifinal, between Carlos Alcaraz from Murcia and Bernabé Zapata from Valencia.

For the left-hander of English parents, although born in South Africa and raised in the United States, this was his thirteenth ATP final, the second of the season. He lost on the hard court in Auckland to the Frenchman Richard Gasquet.

Whoever the Indian Wells 2021 champion moves better on the hard court, but has also been highlighted as a tough nut to crack on clay, an element where he thrives on the tenacity that characterizes him.

Champion in this element at Lyon 2022, he surrendered the finals of Lyon and Estoril 2021.

He has a negative balance with Carlos Alcaraz, 1-3, 0-1 on clay. Bernabé Zapata has yet to measure up to the ATP.

Source: La Verdad


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