Cameron Norrie keeps title defence alive as he rolls past Jenson Brooksby to set up Carlos Alcaraz clash


Defending champion Cameron Norrie continued his title defence on the BNP Paribas Open with a stable win over Jenson Brooksby within the fourth spherical on Wednesday.
Norrie, who gained his maiden ATP Masters 1000 occasion final 12 months when defeated Nikoloz Basilashvili within the Indian Wells last, was all the time in command of proceedings as he defeated the American 6-2, 6-4.
Defending Champ ➡️ Quarterfinals @cam_norrie closes out a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Jenson Brooksby, scoring his thirteenth consecutive win on U.S. soil. #IndianWells
— BNP Paribas Open (@BNPPARIBASOPEN) March 17, 2022

The British No 1 stormed right into a 4-0 lead with back-to-back breaks after which served out the set.
Brooksby upped his recreation within the second set as he opened a 0-40 lead and though Norrie saved 5 break factors, the American made it 2-0.
However they have been again on serve in recreation 5 and Norrie doubled as much as lead 4-3 just for Brooksby to hit again. Nevertheless, the world No 12 broke for a 3rd time in recreation 9 after which served it out to like.

Up subsequent is Carlos Alcaraz after the Spanish teenager defeated Gael Monfils – the person who eradicated high seed Daniil Medvedev – 7-5, 6-1.
“I’m going to be comfortable if I hold the extent [from tonight], however I all the time say that you may enhance daily, you are able to do higher daily,” stated about his quarter-final conflict in opposition to Norrie.

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