Cameron Norrie is a British tennis player born on August 23, 1995. The professional tennis player is currently ranked number 2 in Britain and 45th in the entire world. His highest world ranking is number 41. When it comes to awards, he boasts of three singles titles from Futures and another three singles titles from Challenger. He is also known for his outstanding debut in the professional realm of tennis when he defeated Roberto Bautista Agut in the 2018 Davis Cup held in Spain. During this time, Agut was ranked number 23 when he played with the newbie Norrie.
Norrie started his tennis career at an early age. During his junior years, he represented New Zealand and became number 10 in the world. By 15 years of age, he was already touring Europe and by 16, he started representing Great Britain. In 2013, the young Norrie was able to compete in all of the Grand Slams for junior players including the US Open, Wimbledon, French Open, and the Australian Open. Most of his training as a junior player was in American universities.
Norrie’s tennis journey continued when he enrolled at Texas Christian University as a sociology major in 2014. During his time at TCU, he became one of the top-ranked tennis players in the country and made the All-American list three times.
It was in 2017 when he began his professional journey. He is coached by James Trotman and Facundo Lugones. In addition, he earned his biggest win in May 2021 when he defeated Dominic Thiem, who was ranked number 4 in the world. This match happened during the ATP Lyon Open.
Norrie was born to two microbiologist parents. His mother was Welsh while his father was Scottish. The family moved to New Zealand after a burglary incident in their home. Aside from tennis, Norrie also played cricket, football, rugby, and squash during his younger years.
Tennis Career Records
- Career Record: 74-71
- Highest Ranking: 41st
- Career Record: 18-23
- Highest Ranking: 142nd
- Career Titles: 1