Acapulco, Gro., 28 de febrero.- Cameron Norrie is the first semifinalist of the tournament after defeating Mackenzie McDonald in two sets, the final score of the match was 6-3, 6-2.
One hour and 23 minutes were enough to finish the match and securing him a spot in the next round.
It was the first time the players faced each other in the ATP circuit, but Norrie defeated McDonald couple of times in challenger tournaments.
“It is amazing, it’s going to be my first semifinals of an ATP 500, I’m excited”, said Norrie.
At the beginning of the match both players showed inconsistency, they struggled to keep their service.
Norrie saved a break point and only 15 minutes later the score was tied.
McDonald kept struggling until he showed some consistency with his service, having a 0-40
The second set was similar, none of them were consistent enough, but Norrie took the opportunity and broke his rival’s service in the sixth game and close the match in the first match point he had.