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Last Updated: Wednesday, 26 October 2005, 16:08 GMT 17:08 UK
Gamewatch: Henman v Murray
First-round result from Basel:

T HENMAN (GB) v A MURRAY (GB)

2-6 7-5 6-7 (4-7)


Game-by-game updates:

Third set

Henman 2-6 7-5 6-7 (4-7) Murray
Murray gets the better of the British number one after a superb tiebreak from the 18-year-old. He gets the first mini-break and then benefits from an enormous stroke of luck when his forehand clips off the net and goes over Henman's head. Henman slaps a backhand into the net to give Murray three match points. The 30-year-old saves the first with a defiant forehand winner but is helpless on the second and Murray simply shakes his head in disbelief.

Henman 2-6 7-5 6-6 Murray
An ace gives Murray a 40-0 lead, but Henman rallies. The British number one flashes a forehand return down the line to get back to deuce. However, Murray earns the crowd's appreciation as he comes through. The match will go to a tiebreak.

Henman 2-6 7-5 6-5 Murray
Murray has hope at 30-30 but he completely mistimes the return and it floats long. The Scot battles back to make it deuce, but Henman responds with an ace and sees off the danger.

Henman 2-6 7-5 5-5 Murray
Murray holds his nerve brilliantly, losing just one point on serve.

Henman 2-6 7-5 5-4 Murray
Henman puts a majestic forehand winner onto the line to move to 40-0 before punching away a drive volley. He is a game from what looked like a very unlikely victory a short time ago.

Henman 2-6 7-5 4-4 Murray
On a crucial point at 30-30, Murray fires a forehand crosscourt and then confidently puts the short ball away.

Henman 2-6 7-5 4-3 Murray
Henman holds to 15, and his greater experience probably makes him a marginal favourite to win the match.

Henman 2-6 7-5 3-3 Murray
A perfect lob puts Murray on his way to levelling the set again. The tension is rising in the St Jakobshalle.

Henman 2-6 7-5 3-2 Murray
Henman is in trouble when a wild forehand and a double fault put him down 15-30. He bounces back, and Murray shows yet more signs of frustration.

Henman 2-6 7-5 2-2 Murray
Murray levels comfortably to put a bit of pressure on his older compatriot.

Henman 2-6 7-5 2-1 Murray
Henman is starting to his his forehand with more conviction now and he recovers from 15-30 down to go ahead in the set. Murray slaps his legs, trying to find some more energy.

Henman 2-6 7-5 1-1 Murray
Murray halts a run of four games against him, as the errors return to Henman's game.

Henman 2-6 7-5 1-0 Murray
Murray looks disgusted, muttering to himself as he mistimes his return. Henman will have enjoyed seeing that and he cruises through a love game to stamp his authority on the match.

Second set

Henman 2-6 7-5 Murray
Murray's form dips just at the wrong time as Henman puts the pressure on. The 18-year-old makes a forehand error to give his compatriot two set points, and an ill-advised drop shot attempt gives Henman the set. Suddenly, the momentum is with Henman.

Henman 2-6 6-5 Murray
Henman brings out the big guns, his favourite backhand smash putting him 30-0 ahead, and he holds to love. This match is on a knife-edge now.

Henman 2-6 5-5 Murray
Murray's first serve deserts him and the nerves begin to show. The Scot attempts a drop shot and Henman responds with a stunning angled winner, giving him two break-back points. He takes the first when he forces his young opponent into an error on the backhand.

Henman 2-6 4-5 Murray
Murray makes his move, drawing Henman into the net and then producing a dipping forehand which the British number one cannot pick up. Henman slaps a wild forehand into the net - and Murray will serve for a famous win.

Henman 2-6 4-4 Murray
Henman stretches to put away a volley and makes it 30-30. Murray's first serve saves him though. It is a much more even match now, although Henman is still making some uncharacteristic errors.

Henman 2-6 4-3 Murray
A determined-looking Henman responds with a love service game of his own, finishing it with a smash.

Henman 2-6 3-3 Murray
An ace from Murray seals a love service game.

Henman 2-6 3-2 Murray
Henman plants a backhand volley into the net and faces three break points. He puts a woeful backhand into the bottom of the net and just as he looked back on track, he lets Murray back in again.

Henman 2-6 3-1 Murray
For the first time, Murray looks rattled as he gives away two break points. Henman is lucky to see a volley bounce onto the top of the net and then into court - but he finally has a break.

Henman 2-6 2-1 Murray
Henman produces a stunning reverse forehand and it seems to lift him. He rifles another forehand past a stranded Murray as he cruises through the game.

Henman 2-6 1-1 Murray
Henman puts a tame attempt at a return into the net and Murray holds serve easily to level the set.

Henman 2-6 1-0 Murray
The crowd are firmly behind Henman now as Murray makes a rare error to give the older Briton a game point. He gets off to a good start in this set by punching away a volley.

First set

Henman 2-6 Murray
Henman finally shows signs of life, a sweet touch volley putting him 0-30 ahead. However, he cannot keep it up and Murray comes through. It's been a solid enough display from the 18-year-old but he has hardly been tested by his out-of-form opponent.

Henman 2-5 Murray
Henman hits his first volley winner of the match to move to game point, a sure sign of his struggles so far. Murray twice has deuce, but Henman digs deep to force his compatriot to serve for the set.

Henman 1-5 Murray
Henman looks annoyed as an approach shot drops just wide. It gives Murray game point and the Scot seals it with an ace.

Henman 1-4 Murray
At 30-30, an out-of-sorts Henman receives sympathetic applause from the crowd. It spurs him on and he is off and running in the set at last.

Henman 0-4 Murray
Henman has a break point when Murray puts an attempted lob wide but wastes his opportunity with a poor volley and the Scot marches on.

Henman 0-3 Murray
Murray has his older opponent scrambling to a drop shot and Henman cannot keep it in the court. It gives the youngster two more break points and he takes the second when Henman goes wide with a forehand. Henman seems far more unsettled than the 18-year-old at the moment.

Henman 0-2 Murray
Henman wins the first point but at 0-15 he messes up his return and Murray goes on to hold easily.

Henman 0-1 Murray
Henman wins the toss and serves first but it's a shaky start. After opening with an ace, he makes three straight errors and on the second break point, Murray runs down a drop shot and places it down the line.



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