On Monday morning he proposes an interesting and balanced match in the ATP Masters tournament in Shanghai, between the young British player, Cameron Norrie and the experienced French player, Gilles Simon, taking care to try to get a remarkable result in one of the favorite selling tournaments.Gilles Simon and Cameron Norrie will fight against each other in the 1st round of Shanghai Rolex Masters for the 2nd time of their career.
▪️The 24-year-old British player is currently ranked 69th in the ATP rankings, being in a slight decline at the moment.
▪️The best results of this season were obtained on the hard surface, disputing at the beginning of the year final of Auckland, respectively the semifinals of Acapulco and Atlanta.
▪️With no notable results in the months ahead, Norrie had a good tournament in Beijing, where he was defeated by his compatriot, Andy Murray, in the second round, while Shanghai won 2 matches in the qualifying tournament.
▪️The 34-year-old French player is currently ranked 50th in the ATP standings.
▪️The best results of this season were obtained on the slab from Marrakech, where he reached the semifinals, respectively in Queens, where he disputed the final of the competition, lost to veteran Feliciano Lopez.
▪️The American hard season was an extremely weak one for Gilles Simon, winning only one match, in the first round of the US Open, having to withdraw after a set in the second round against Andrey Rublev.
▪️Last week he took part in the tournament in Tokyo, where he was defeated by American Reilly Opelka in minimal sets.
🎾 Direct meetings
The two players have met so far only once, last year on the slag in Lyon, where Gilles Simon won 2-0 at the sets.
🎾Gilles Simon: results and record
▫️Ranked no. 50, the French Player will start his run in Shanghai after he played his last match in Tokyo where he lost 7-64 7-62 to Opelka in the 2nd round the 2nd of October.
▫️The French Player has a 25-23 win-loss record in 2019, 8-10 on hard .
▫️The French Player best result of the year was getting to the final in London.
🎾Cameron Norrie: results and record
▫️Ranked no. 69, Norrie got to the 1st round after defeating Brayden Schnur 6-3 6-3 and Thomas Fabbiano 6-4 6-4.
▫️Cameron’s best result of the year was getting to the final in Auckland.
▫️Norrie has a 27-24 win-loss record in 2019, 18-12 on hard.
Tennis Prediction of the Day Cameron Norrie vs Gilles Simon
With good results in the past on the Shanghai hardware, I expect Gilles Simon to control the game through the constant behind the field, trying to extend points through long ball exchanges, following the British to make more unforced errors. Thus, I expect Gilles Simon to win the victory in this first tour of Shanghai.
Prediction Today: Gilles Simon