French Open: Cameron Norrie comes through in five sets

Cameron Norrie of Great Britain celebrates winning match point against Benoit Paire of France during their Men's Singles First Round Match on Day Two of the 2023 French Open at Roland Garros on May 29, 2023 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Cameron Norrie kept alive British singles interest at this year’s French Open despite being forced to dig deep and win a five-set thriller against home favourite Benoit Paire on Monday.

Norrie is the last Brit standing in singles at Roland Garros after Jack Draper was forced to retire injured from his opening match earlier in the day.

But he survived a nail-biter with Frenchman Paire and the raucous Roland Garros crowd to win 7-5 4-6 3-6 6-1 6-4.

“It was an amazing match,” said Norrie. “All credit to Benoit. He played really well. He made it really difficult. Great atmosphere, thank you to everyone for the support both ways, it was amazing. I’m pleased to be…

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