Queen’s Club 2024: Milos Raonic vs Cameron Norrie; Preview, Head-to-Head, and Prediction

The grass season is up and running and the players are now in the hunt to establish their grass court supremacy. Leaving everything behind, they will now be looking to turn the course of their season as they head into the mid-season and make every single moment count. One among those is the veteran Milos Raonic. With so much already under his belt, he will be looking to add another title at the Queen’s Club.

However, his road to glory won’t be easy at all and waiting for him in the first set will be British sensation, Cameron Norrie. With everything set for a thriller, who amongst the two will lay their hands on the win?

Milos Raonic vs Cameron Norrie: Preview

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Ranked 197th, Milos Raonic will kick off his London journey after his recent quarterfinal defeat to Alex de Minaur in S-Hertogenbosch on June 14th. Despite the loss, Raonic holds a solid 5-3 win-loss record in 2024, with a 2-1 tally on grass. Throughout his career, he has achieved an impressive overall record of 471-235, including a strong 55-26 performance on grass courts. Raonic’s consistent performance sets a promising stage for his upcoming matches in London.

On the other hand, Norrie, who is currently ranked no. 39, enters the London tournament after a recent loss to Pinnington at the Nottingham 2 Challenger. In 2024, he holds a 15-12 win-loss record, with a 1-1 on grass. His standout achievement this year is reaching the semifinals in Rio de Janeiro. Throughout his career, Cameron has amassed a 363-217 record, though he struggles on grass with a 24-25 record.

Raonic vs Norrie: Head-to-head

When it comes to the head-to-head statistics between the two players, Milos Raonic has been a clear winner between the two. With a 100% win record, he has shown his supremacy over his British rival. Interestingly, these two have locked horns 2 times against each other and on both occasions, the Canadian powerhouse has come out on top.

It was the Paris Masters and the stage was set for an interesting round of 64 match between the two stars. Coming into the match, Milos Raonic had momentum going in his favor which proved to be beneficial for him. In what was a clear domination, he managed to come out on top of Norrie and defeated him in straight sets. The final scoreline of the match ended 6-3, 6-2 in favor of Raonic.

Just a year later, the se two stars locked horns yet again. However, this time, it was in Antwerp. While the result was the same, the win did not come easy to the Canadian. Both players played neck-and-neck in both sets and the Canadian was fortunate to come out on top in both sets. The final scoreline of the match was 7-5, 7-6 (4).

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Thus, with a strong head-to-head record, he will be aware of his opponent’s gameplay and could use it to clinch a third win against him. On the other hand, Norrie could also look to grab his first win. That being said, who among the two looks to be in a favorable spot to clinch the win?

Prediction: Milos Raonic could come out on top for the third straight time

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Coming into the match, the expectation bar will be high for both players. Given their stature of being the best in the business, one thing is for certain, they won’t go down without giving a fight. However, as it stands, Milos Raonic could come out on top for the third time in the head-to-head stats. His quarter-final run in the recently ended ATP Libema Open will give him some much-needed confidence.

On the other hand, Cameron Norrie, who is desperate for results will have to bring something out of the box if he wants to stand any chance of coming out on top. With the stage set for a thriller, whom are you backing out? Do let us know in the comments below!

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