He is already guaranteed to be British number one when the rankings are updated on Monday, while he is also certain to enter the top 20 ranked players in the world for the first time in his life.
More excitingly, a win in this tournament would place him tantalisingly close to a qualifying spot for the ATP Finals in Turin that would have looked extremely unlikely just a few months ago.
“I think that’s on the cards now so that’s really special and it’s really cool to be in the conversation,” Norrie admitted.
Norrie will take on Nikoloz Basilashvili in the final of the Indian Wells Masters, starting at midnight UK time on Monday morning.
The match will be broadcast in the UK on Amazon Prime Video.