Britain's No. 1 Cameron Norrie sensationally reaches the Wimbledon semi-finals, playing against Novak Djokovic, reaching the highest stage of his career in the Grand Slam and winning £ 472,000 in prize money. did.
When Norrie defeated veteran David Goffinand won the thrilling 3-6 7-5 2-6 6-3 7-5 on Court 1, the home spectators It was a big fuss. Brit got off to a nervous start, but overcame it and got into a great atmosphere to secure a place in his first Grand Slam semifinal.
On Friday, Norrie will face world # 1 anddefending champion Djokovic. Djokovic has won the Wimbledon three times in a row and has not been defeated in the sacred SW19 Green. I will participate in the final match on Sunday. Asked for his reaction to defeating the Belgians, Norrie said: Silent. He can't even speak.
The 26-year-old is certainly speechless when he discovers the payday he earned in the semifinals. Wimbledon has won a £ 35.7m prize pot throughout the championship, and Norrie has earned just over £ 472,000 by defeating unseeded Goffin.
If Norrie defeats Djokovic to reach the final, his prize money will rise to a cool £ 1m. The 2022 Wimbledon winner will claim a prize of £ 1.76 million, which is definitely what the British want to achieve.
The remarkable prize money for Norrie disease matches the total issued to the Wimbledon Men's Singles Champion 20 years ago. Both male and female 2022 winners will see a 15% increase in payshek in total last year, but of course they will also bring back the coveted championship trophy.
After securing his position in the semi-finals, Norrie showed his feelings when he had a hard time finding words in the cheers of attendees, including the Duke of Cambridge and the Duchess. .. World No. 12 drank the moment he celebrated his first major final four in his career.
"I think I just won a match like this, so I'm shocked. I don't know what to say now, "Norrie continued. "I have all the hard work and all the sacrificial flashbacks I had to do, and it definitely pays off-and it feels pretty good."
Norrie Became the first Englishman to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals since Johanna Konta in 2017. He is the first man since the two-time champion of 2016Andy Murray. He will chase the seventh Wimbledon title in Friday's semifinals and face impervious Djokovic.
A 35-year-old woman was given a tremendous horror by the Italian Jannik Sinner, but she counterattacked to defeat an inexperienced star in five sets. Norrie is aware of his previous work and adds:
"I'll bring it to Novak. Hopefully you can stand behind me. I'm sure you will."