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Cameron Norrie and Frances Tiafoe will butt heads for a place in the semi-final of the BNP Paribas Open. The duo have decimated their rivals to forge their path ahead. Read our ATP Indian Wells predictions in this article.
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Cameron Norrie vs Frances Tiafoe – Match Predictions
Norrie was made to work hard by Andrey Rublev but came out on top in the end. Similar scenes were witnessed in Tiafoe’s duel with ATP 187-ranked Alejandro Tabilo. Both players will be gunning for a place in the semi-finals, making an interesting treat for fans and neutrals alike.
Cameron Norrie To Win 1st Set And To Win the Match
Norrie forced his way past the ever-present Rublev to book his place. He took less time to overcome the 7th-ranked star than Tiafoe, who was made to sweat by Tabilo. The past duels have seen the English star overcome the American’s challenge and a repeat of the same will be witnessed today. Norrie should continue in his stead, earning the first set and barring any missteps, completing the job in the second.
2-0 to Cameron Norrie
Tiafoe has recorded 2-0 in each of his three matches at Indian Wells. However, Alejandro Tubilo, Jason Kubler and Marcos Giron, all are ranked well below him in the ATP rankings. On the other hand, Norrie showed his class in overcoming Rublev with ease after going the extra distance with Taro Daniel. He should have enough in the tank to exact a 2-0 result in his favour, the same scoreline with which he won their first-ever encounter in the Hopman Cup.
Cameron Norrie vs Frances Tiafoe Preview
Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far in this tournament.
The 27-year-old 12th-ranked player gave a comprehensive account of his abilities to get over Andrey Rublev. Norrie only needed an hour and 16 minutes to force his past the Russian juggernaut, his second win over him since October 2021. He is on course to add to his Rio de Janeiro Open triumph and is well-placed against his American rival, one whom he has beaten in their two duels thus far.
The American hope took one hour and 23 minutes to get over ATP 187 ranked Alejandro Tabilo’s challenge. The scoreboard read 6-4 and 6-4 at each time of asking in the 2-0 rout. The same scoreline was repeated in Tiafoe’s meeting with Australian Jason Kubler and compatriot Marcos Giron. All three were ranked below Tiafoe and Norrie will present a tougher assignment for the 25-year-old American to force his way into the semi-finals.
Cameron Norrie vs Frances Tiafoe Head to Head
Duels between Cameron Norrie and Frances Tiafoe have gone in one, in favour of the British star.
- 12/01/21 Norrie won 2-1 (Delray Beach, Hard)
- 03/01/19 Norrie won 2-0 (Hopman Cup, Indoor Hard)
Cameron Norrie vs Frances Tiafoe Match Details
- When will this match start? This match starts not before 18:00 GMT on Wednesday, 15th March.
- On which surface will this match be played? This match will be played on an outdoor hard court.
- Where can I watch Indian Wells 2023 in the UK? This match will be available on Amazon Prime for fans in the United Kingdom