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Britain’s Cam Norrie delighted the Royals by beating Belgium’s David Goffin in a five-set thriller at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge congratulated Norrie on the thrilling win in two separate tweets. Norry defeated Goffin 3-6, 7-5, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5 to play Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in the semifinals.

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Britain's Cameron Norrie wins the men's singles quarterfinal match against Belgium's David Goffin at the Wimbledon tennis championships, Tuesday, July 5, 2022, in London.

Britain’s Cameron Norrie wins the men’s singles quarterfinal match against Belgium’s David Goffin at the Wimbledon tennis championships, Tuesday, July 5, 2022, in London.
(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

“What a match! Just brilliant @cam_norrie,” read a tweet from Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Twitter account.

“What a day of tennis! Great to be back at @Wimbledon today and great to see @Cam_Norrie fly the flag in the singles!”

After the match, Norrie said he noticed the Royals at the end of his win over Goffin.

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“I saw them there at the end. So it was special to play in front of them, and obviously they were more interested in my match, which was great,” the 26-year-old said. By the BBC.

“At the end of the fourth set, I really got the crowd involved, and they were behind me for every point. I think that frustrated David a little bit. That was probably the difference.”

Britain's Cameron Norrie wins the men's singles quarterfinal match against Belgium's David Goffin at the Wimbledon tennis championships, Tuesday, July 5, 2022, in London.

Britain’s Cameron Norrie wins the men’s singles quarterfinal match against Belgium’s David Goffin at the Wimbledon tennis championships, Tuesday, July 5, 2022, in London.
(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Norrie’s story before the start of Wimbledon also went viral after his win. A top British tennis player was asked about extra security for homegrown stars heading to Wimbledon.

“I was sitting at a bar recently in a restaurant, and the bartender said to me, ‘Do you watch a lot of tennis?’ I put on my normal clothes and said, ‘Looking a bit.’ He said, ‘You look exactly like this player, Cameron Norrie.’

“I was like, ‘Oh really, okay’. I played along, didn’t say anything and on the way out I said, ‘I’m Cameron Norrie’. He couldn’t believe it.”

Britain's Cameron Norrie wins the men's singles quarterfinal match against Belgium's David Goffin at the Wimbledon tennis championships, Tuesday, July 5, 2022, in London.

Britain’s Cameron Norrie wins the men’s singles quarterfinal match against Belgium’s David Goffin at the Wimbledon tennis championships, Tuesday, July 5, 2022, in London.
(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

The semifinal round is the furthest he has gone in a Grand Slam event. He has previously reached the third round of the Australian Open, French Open and US Open.

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Andy Murray was the last tennis player to represent Britain and win Wimbledon. Murray’s victory came in 2016. Fred Perry succeeded Murray in 1936.