In Numbers: Cameron Norrie’s five-set US Open comeback win
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Cameron Norrie starred in the opening round of this year’s US Open, beating ninth seed Diego Schwartzman in a five-set thriller 3-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 7-5.
Here we take a deeper look at some of the stand-out statistics from the British Number 3’s sensational first round win.
2 – number of match points saved by Norrie in the deciding set – which he would eventually take 7-5.
3 – number of match points Norrie needed to beat Schwartzman.
4 – length of the match in hours – total match length was 3 hours and 59 minutes.
10 – points in a row won by Norrie after saving match point in the deciding set.
11 – number of aces from Norrie – compared to just one from Schwartzman.
19 – breaks of serve in the match. Norrie won 11 of those games while Schwartzman won eight.
21 – the difference in number of unforced errors made by Norrie in sets one and two versus sets three and four. In the opening two sets Norrie made 34 unforced errors – while in sets three and four he made just 13.
47 – the percentage of points won by Norrie on return. Norrie claimed 86 points on return and won a total of 182 points during the match.
52 – the percentage of points won by Schwartzman on first serve. Norrie also ranked poorly in this category, winning just 58% of points on his first serve.
53 – the difference in places between Norrie and Schwartzman in the world rankings. Going into this year’s US Open Schwartzman was ranked 13th in the world, while Norrie was ranked 76th.
58 – total number of break points in the match – a US Open record.
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