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Tim Henman

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Name Tim Henman
Born 1974
Local link Tim grew up in Weston-on-the-Green, went to Dragon School, Oxford, and played tennis for Oxfordshire as a schoolboy.
Achievements

Tim has had a racquet in his hand since he was just two and a half years old. He started playing tennis with his dad and brothers on their court at home. Tim says that he knew he wanted to be a tennis player by the time he was five.

Tim is Britain's brightest tennis star and has been the world number five.

He's also made it to the Wimbledon semi-finals four times in the past five years.

Additional facts

Henry Billington, also played at Wimbledon in the 1940s and '50s.

Away from tennis Tim supports Oxford United Football Club.

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