Tim Henman still remembers his very first see to Wimbledon when he was 6. That minute altered the course of the Brit’s life.
“That was when I made my one and only career decision, that I wanted to play tennis,” Henman stated on today’s TennisUnited “Fifteen years later on I was playing the preliminary[at the All England Club in ’96] There was some sort of dispute about altering [Henman Hill’s] name, however I have actually quashed that.”
Henman’s favourite memory at Wimbledon is of the 3rd round in 1997 when he played PaulHaarhuis He won the match 14-12 in the 5th set.
“When we came on court, Centre Court was absolutely packed and every shot I hit in the warm-up the crowd cheered and every shot he missed the crowd booed!” Henman remembered. “That was the best atmosphere I ever played in.”
The Brit was signed up with on Tennis United by previous WorldNo 1 Lindsay Davenport, who thrived at The Championships in1999 The American kept in mind the experience of dipping into SW19 while Henman remained in the draw.
“Playing in that whole era when Tim played at Wimbledon was crazy. Everything for those couple weeks when Tim was in, it was all about Tim. I honestly don’t know how he survived it. You picked up a paper and everything was about Tim,” Davenport stated. “I suffered through a few of Tim’s losses there, too. I wanted him to win.”
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Swedish legends Stefan Edberg and Mats Wilander likewise signed up with the program to talk about Wimbledon, consisting of Edberg’s very first title in 1988.
“Winning Wimbledon the first time is always going to stand out,” Edberg stated. “It’s a fantastic feeling, being on Centre Court and lifting the trophy.”