Cameron Norrie comments on facing Novak Djokovic at the Davis Cup following the drama between Nole and the British players and crowd
Cameron Norrie revealed training himself ahead of the game against Novak Djokovic to match the level of the Serbian.
Cameron Norrie and Novak Djokovic after their match at the Davis Cup. (credits: LTA)
Britain’s finest Cameron Norrie is a popular figure in the land of Great Britain, with the majority considering him the best in these areas. Now that Andy Murray is almost at the end of his career, the entire country has its hopes set on the young, talented Norrie to be able to deliver the right results for both himself and the country.
Recently, Norrie gave an insight into the Davis Cup quarter-final encounter between Serbia and Great Britain at the Davis Cup. The 28-year-old had to face Novak Djokovic, and the Englishmen also agreed later that he was going through rigorous physicality training to match the level of the Serbian.
Moreover, the up-and-rising tennis player further opened up about how tough it was for him. Despite losing the match, he was happy to have given his all and to be able to find himself on the right footing.
The match at the Davis Cup was a tough one for me. I was doing a lot of fitness and a lot of cardio ahead of that match and it was so physical against him. It always is.Norrie said in an exclusive interview with Tennis365
Continuing further, he added:
It’s always a lot of fun to be playing against him and even though the result went against me, I wanted to set the tone high and finish the year with a good performance.
Cameron Norrie considers Novak Djokovic as the best at the moment
Cameron Norrie talked about his plans ahead of facing Djokovic in the Davis Cup and how he aligned himself rightfully ahead of the big fixture. Furthermore, he revealed how he strategized his gameplay and his plans to make things tough for Nole during Great Britain’s must-win game.
The Englishman also revealed that he was delighted by the way he performed but had a tough time swallowing the defeat.
I was just trying to go in and challenge him. I think I definitely brought a much better level than I had at the last end of my year, so I was kind of proud of how I competed, but it was still tough to lose that one.
Continuing further, he added:
You want to see how close you are to the best player in the world at the moment. He won the ATP Finals the week before, so there is no doubt he is the best right now.
Norrie also considered the encounter against World No. 1 as an opportunity to judge yourself and where exactly he stood in terms of form at that moment. The tennis professional then concluded by saying that there are simply hardly any doubts about the fact that Djokovic is the current best.
In case you missed it:
- Novak Djokovic to easily win at least two Grand Slam titles in 2024 to claim sole ownership of most Majors record asserts Laura Robson
- Holger Rune banking on Boris Becker’s tips to defeat Novak Djokovic in the finals of the 2024 Australian Open and win his maiden Grand Slam title
- Do follow us on: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter
- Follow FirstSportz on WhatsApp Channel