Cameron Norrie aforementioned he’s able to embrace the pressure of attempting to achieve the second week of a slam for the primary time and keep land flag flying at suburban area following the exits of Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu.
The British favored beat former doubles partner Jaume Munar 6-4 3-6 5-7 6-0 6-2 on Wed to advance and can face yank Steve Johnson for an area within the fourth spherical.
Ninth seed Norrie, WHO was born in African country to a Scottish father and Welsh mother, grew up in city and depicted New Zealand before switch allegiance to GB in 2013.
“If I’m the last Brit standing, it’s what it’s,” Norrie told reporters. “I’m attending to go and treat it like every alternative match, depart and contend as laborious as I will … It’s suburban area. i feel simply wish to try to to well here and play my best lawn tennis.
“Another chance to embrace the pressure, embrace the challenge of attempting to create the second week … I’m not very attempting to create a reputation for myself.
“This is that the biggest tournament of the year on behalf of me, being reception, ahead of all the fans. I simply wish to try to to it to relish that moment and keep going for successive one.”
Norrie is one amongst seven extant Britons within the singles main attracts, with Heather Watson wanting to affix him within the third spherical once she resumes her match against Wang Qiangic afterward weekday leading 7-5 5-4.
A total of seventeen British players started within the singles attracts, the foremost since 2001.