Cameron Norrie said he is prepared to embrace the tension of attempting to arrive at the second seven-day stretch of a Grand Slam interestingly and keep the British banner flying at Wimbledon following the ways out of Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu.
The British number one beat previous duplicates accomplice Jaume Munar 6-4 3-6 5-7 6-0 6-2 on Wednesday to progress and will confront American Steve Johnson for a spot in the fourth round.
10th seed Norrie, brought into the world in South Africa to a Scottish dad and Welsh mother, experienced childhood in Auckland and addressed New Zealand before changing devotion to Britain in 2013.
“Assuming that I’m the last Brit standing, what will be will be,” Norrie told journalists. “I will deal with it like some other match, go out and contend as hard as possible … It’s Wimbledon. I think I simply maintain that I should do well here and play my best tennis.
“One more chance to embrace the tension, embrace the test of attempting to make the subsequent week … I’m not genuinely attempting to become well known.
“This is the greatest competition of the year for me, being at home, before every one of the fans. I simply believe I should do it to partake at that point and continue onward for the following one.”
Norrie is one of seven enduring Britons in the singles primary draws, with Heather Watson hoping to go along with him in the third round when she continues her match against Wang Qiang later on Thursday, driving 7-5 5-4.
A sum of 17 British players began in the singles draws, the most beginning around 2001.