Karen Khachanov, currently ranked no. 21 and Cameron Norrie, currently ranked no.65, will be facing off in the round of 16 of the ABN AMRO 2021, as part of the ATP Rotterdam Open.
- Tournament: ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament 2021
- Match: Karen Khachanov vs Cameron Norrie
- Date: 3rd March 2021
- Round: 2nd Round
- Venue: Rotterdam, Netherlands
- Surface: Indoor Hard Court
- Prize Money: €20,000
Karen Khachanov vs Cameron Norrie Preview
Karen Khachanov beat three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka in the first round of ATP Rotterdam Open. Wawrinka was the eighth seed in Rotterdam and was ousted in just over 90 minutes. He put up an amazing performance defying expectations and showed that he was in a good form.
Cameron Norrie dominated his match against Nikoloz Basilashvili in the first round. He won with a score of 6-0,6-3 in under an hour.
Karen Khachanov vs Cameron Norrie Head-to-Head
This will be the first meeting between the two players.
Karen Khachanov vs Cameron Norrie Match Prediction
Karen Khachanov is a favorite going into this match up, this is because of his higher ranking over Cameron Norrie. Cameron Norrie has stated that he would like to get into the top 30 rankings.
Norrie has a very aggressive playstyle and Khachanov has a similar style. But Khachanov’s backhand is a bit wobbly unlike Norrie’s backhand.
This match will be a very nail biting affair, as it usually is when players with similar playstyle clash.
Match Prediction: Karen Khachanov to win with two sets to one.