Cameron Norrie to face Lucas Pouille after breezing through first French test

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• World No 85 was 6-1, 2-0 up before Peter Gojowczyk retired
• Norrie: ‘I think that was the best I have played in my life’

Twelve months after stepping on to the Tour as a full-time professional, with a strong left arm and no fear, Cameron Norrie is preparing to play the world No 16, Lucas Pouille, in front of the Frenchman’s home crowd on a show court at Roland Garros in the second round of the French Open.

There are kids making pottery that have more experience with clay than the 22-year-old. However, if he was expected to be overawed on a muggy Monday afternoon against the world No 43, Peter Gojowczyk, he showed no signs of it, breezing past the German in 41 minutes.

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Written by Kevin Mitchell at Roland Garros
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