Report: Wimbledon uses retractable roof

Report: Wimbledon uses retractable roof

LONDON, May 17 (UPI) -- The new retractable roof at Wimbledon's Center Court was used for the first time Sunday during actual matches, the BBC reported.
Agassi, Graf matches to test center court

Agassi, Graf matches to test center court

LONDON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A series of exhibition matches featuring Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf has been scheduled for the new roof-covered center court at Wimbledon.

Wimbledon to unveil roof in May 2009

LONDON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Wimbledon will unveil its Center Court retractable roof on May 17, 2009, five weeks before the start of the championships on June 22.

Report: Henman won't coach Andy Murray

GLASGOW, Scotland, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Tim Henman, the former No. 1 men's player in England, says he will not be involved in the career of rising star Andy Murray.

Henman to retire from competitive tennis

FLUSHING, N.Y., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Tim Henman, once ranked No. 4 in the world, said Thursday he would retire from competitive tennis after playing for Great Britain in Davis Cup play next month.

Nadal through first round at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England, June 26 (UPI) -- World No. 2 Rafael Nadal led a parade of seeded men players into the second round at Wimbledon with victories Tuesday.

Gasquet advances at Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 20 (UPI) -- Richard Gasquet, seeking his second straight Nottingham Open title, reached the quarterfinals Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Jan Vacek.

Tursunov, Henman win Nottingham openers

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 19 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Russian Dmitry Tursunov and former Top 10 Englishman Tim Henman led Tuesday's first-round winners at The Nottingham Open.

Ferrero and Canas winners at Italian Open

ROME, May 7 (UPI) -- Former world No. 1 Spaniard Juan Carlos Ferrero and Argentine Guillermo Canas were among first-round winners Monday at the Italian Masters.

Nalbandian advances in Monte Carlo

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, April 16 (UPI) -- David Nalbandian rallied Monday for a first-round victory in the $2.82 million clay-court Masters Series Monte Carlo.

Canas advances to Round 2 at Ericsson

MIAMI, March 22 (UPI) -- Argentina's Guillermo Canas beat Britain's Tim Henman 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 in Thursday's first round of the Sony Ericsson Open.

Hewitt wins, Blake loses in Vegas tennis

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Lleyton Hewitt defeated Vincent Spadea, but top-seeded James Blake lost Tuesday during round-robin action at the $416,000 Tennis Channel Open.

More dropouts at Rotterdam tennis

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The 2007 ATP AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands, has lost two more players to injuries or illness.

No. 1 Henin-Hardenne skips Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Justine Henin-Hardenne, the No. 1-ranked women's tennis player in the world, will miss the Australian Open due to undisclosed personal reasons. Henin-Hardenne posted an entry Thursday on her Web site saying she would not play in next week's Sydney Interna

Nalbandian leads winners at Basel

BASEL, Switzerland, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- David Nalbandian of Argentina and Chile's Fernando Gonzalez Wednesday won their first round matches at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament in Basel.
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Tim Henman
American Andre Agassi congratulates Tim Henman on his first round victory at the 2006 Stella Artois tennis tournament in London on June 12, 2006. Henman won the match 6-4 6-4. (UPI Photo/Hugo Philpott)

Infobox last updated on: 1 February 2008.

Timothy Henry "Tim" Henman OBE (born 6 September 1974) is a retired British professional tennis player. Henman played a serve-and-volley style of tennis that suited the grass courts of Wimbledon. He was the first player from the United Kingdom since Roger Taylor in the 1970s to reach the semi-finals of the Wimbledon Men's Singles Championship.

Having reached six Grand Slam semi-finals, won 15 career ATP titles (11 in singles and 4 in doubles), and been ranked number 4 in the world, Henman was one of the United Kingdom's most successful open era male tennis players. He retired after helping Great Britain defeat Croatia in a Davis Cup match played in September 2007..

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