TennisSection previews the 2021 Los Cabos Open as Cameron Norrie (1) takes on Ernesto Escobedo in the Quarter-Finals on Thursday, July 22nd, 2021.
Will Ernesto Escobedo get a huge upset under his belt to knock out the top seed and get himself into the Semi-Final? Will Cameron Norrie continue to show us how strong he has been playing over the last month as he aims to get one step closer to the title? Both players have not lost a set yet this week, but only one will make their way to the Semi-Finals of the 2021 Los Cabos Open. Who will it be?
Ernesto Escobedo came through a very tight straight sets win against the experienced Denis Kudla in the Second Round, beating his fellow American 6-4/7-6. Ernesto Escobedo will be very happy with his performances here in Lod Cabos as he has shown everyone that he should not be underestimated with his extremely powerful game. Ernesto has nothing to lose here at the 2021 Los Cabos Open and this will give him belief in himself coming into his Quarter-Final match against the very in form Cameron Norrie.
Cameron Norrie came through a good match in the Second Round against Elias Ymer, beating the Swede in straight sets 7-6/6-3. The first set was quite tight, however, once Norrie got that tiebreak under his belt, he felt more free to play his best tennis and this allowed him to cruise in the second set. Cameron Norrie has been in great form recently, reaching the Final of Queen’s, reaching the Third Round at Wimbledon where he put on a solid fight against Roger Federer, and now he will aim to get a title under his belt here at the 2021 Los Cabos Open. Norrie will have to ensure he comes past the in form Ernesto Escobedo to get one step closer to his goal.
Cameron Norrie and Ernesto Escobedo have met 1 time before, with Cameron Norrie leading the head to head 1-0. They met in 2016 where Norrie won the first set and then Escobedo retired with an injury in the second. Since those days, Cameron Norrie has improved drastically, winning 32 matches on the ATP Tour in 2021 alone! Escobedo has only won 2 matches this year and both were here in Los Cabos. Norrie is determined to continue rising up the rankings and making a name for himself, so he will not let someone like Ernesto Escobedo stop him from reaching the 2021 Los Cabos Open Semi-Finals.
Free Tennis Pick and Prediction: Cameron Norrie to Win.
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