Cameron Norrie’s incredible year continues with a 6-2 6-4 victory against Grigor Dimitrov in the BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells final, putting him in his first Masters-level final.

With a fast straight-sets triumph over Dimitrov – who had dispatched US Open champion Daniil Medvedev in the last 16 – the 26-year-old advanced to a final clash with Nikoloz Basilashvili.

Norrie knocked out 11th seed Diego Schwartzman in the quarterfinals. His run to the final in the Californian desert means he will jump to at least 17 in the revised rankings.

More crucially, Norrie is only one match away from winning the second and largest title of his career. Which will come just three months after his first in Los Cabos.

On Sunday night, his final will take place after the women’s final between Paula Badosa and Victoria Azarenka.

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Cameron Norrie. Source:

What did Norrie say?

“The match against Diego gave me a lot of confidence and to do it in that fashion, so I felt really good and really comfortable coming out today,” Norrie told as per reports on TennisHead.

“I came out the exact same way, really physical, a lot of balls in the court and I was able to dictate with my forehand and pin him to the backhand side.

“I’m becoming more and more comfortable in Indian Wells.

“Biggest win of my career for sure, he made it difficult in the second set, he was slicing a lot and taking my legs away a little bit too but I managed to serve well in those games and get through them,

“And I think it frustrated him a little bit so I think I had a really good game plan.”

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