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The highest-ranked Brit player will face off Marc Polmans in Zhuhai Championships. Norrie is a huge favourite going into this match and should have no problems of advancing to the next round at the Zhuhai Championships. Get the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.
Our favourite Marc Polmans vs Cameron Norrie predictions
Polmans is having a great week in Zhuhai but he has not played against a player of Norrie’s level yet.
Marc Polmans +4.5 @ 7/10 (1.70)
Cameron Norrie is ready to start his journey in Asia with a stop in Zhihai. In his first match, he will go against the Polmans, who has already felt the court in this city. The Australian had to go through the qualifiers to get to this match but has played on a high level. He has a strong serve and even though that is not enough to beat Norrie, he can definitely stay close and cover the +4.5 games spread.
Over 21.5 games @ 17/20 (1.85)
There is no doubt that Norrie is the better player here, still given the fact that he will need some time to adapt to the court, will make his job a little more challenging. As mentioned, Polmans has very good serve and that will take this match over 21.5 games in total.
The odds in this article were correct at the time of writing, and the odds are subject to change. We recommend checking with your bookmaker before placing a bet.
Is Polmans a threat for Norrie?
Polmans enoyos playing on this surface and has won 7 of the last 8 matches. Still, Norrie is an elite player and should advance to the next round with out many problems.
Polmans is 152nd in the ATP rankings and he has never been higher than 116th in the world. The Australian is 38-27 for the season and 22-16 on hard.
He is coming off a 6-3, 6-1 win over Dane Sweeny in the first round of the main draw. In the qualifiers, Polmans blew out Arthur Weber and Bohua Dong.
Last week, the 26-year-old played in Guangzhou challenger where he lost in the final, 4-6, 7-6, 6-4 to Terence Atmane. Earlier this year, Purcel made it to the semifinals in Guangju, Split and Burnie.
Norrie is 17th in the ATP rankings, 9 spots lower than his career high. The 28-year-old is 36-19 for the season and 13-8 on hard surface.
This is his first tournament after the US Open where he lost in the third round to Matteo Arnaldi, after defeating Yu Hsiou Hsu and Alexander Shevchenko.
Norrie won one title this year, in Rie de Janeiro defeating Carlos Alcaraz in the final. He lost to the Spaniard in the final in Buenos Aires and also lost to Richard Gasquet in the final in Auckland.
Polmans vs Norrie head to head
This will be the first match between Polmans and Norrie.
Key match details
- Venue: Center Court
- Date & time: Saturday, 23rd of September, 03:00
- Where to watch in UK: Amazon Prime
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