Tim Henman was born on September 6, 1974 in Oxford, England. He is a professional tennis player.
Biography and Career :
Paul Annacone is his coach in the present (2007). He studied at the at Dragon School and Reed's School and started playing tennis when he was a child. In 1993 he became a professional tennis player. Even though he was diagnosed with osteochondritis he continued playing and won the National Junior titles in singles and doubles in 1992.
Between 2000 and 2002 he reached the fourth round at the Australian Open. At the other three Grand Slam competitions his performances are playing the semifinals: at Roland Garros in 2004, at Wimbledon in 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2002 and at the US Open in 2004.
Until now he has won as a single player one Tennis Masters Series
title, ten ATP titles and two Challengers and as a doubles player two Tennis Masters Series titles, two ATP titles and three Challengers. He has won just from tennis more than eleven million dollars and is one of the most famous players in the United Kingdom.
The single tournaments were won at Seoul, Reunion, Sydney, Tashkent, Basel, Vienna, Brighton, Copenhagen, Adelaide, Washington and Paris between 1995 and 2003. He beat in the finals famous players like Roger Federer, Carlos Moya, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Andre Agassi or Fernando Gonzi¡lez.
He also played another seventeen finals between 1997 and 2006, but unfortunately lost them. The doubles tournaments were conquered at Manchester, Azores, Seoul, Basel, London and two at the Monte Carlo Masters. He has a silver medal at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 as a doubles player along Neil Broad.
- Height: 185 cm
- Weight: 77 kg
- He plays: right-handed.
- He turned pro in 1993.
Career Review :
- Singles Record: 494 - 271
- Singles Titles: 11
- Doubles Record: 87 - 80
- Doubles Titles: 4
- Prize Money: $11,594,882
- Career High ATP Ranking - Singles: 4 (8-Jul-2002).
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