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Last Updated: Wednesday, 26 October 2005, 12:46 GMT 13:46 UK
Henman v Murray photos

Tim Henman (left) and Andy Murray prepare for their first competitive encounter at the Swiss Indoors in Basel

Tim Henman wins the toss and opts to serve in his first clash with the player tipped to one day inherit his British No1 crown

Andy Murray surges forward to make a return in the early exchanges against Tim Henman at the Swiss Indoors

Pumped-up Murray shows just why he is touted as Henman's heir apparent as he races to a 4-1 lead in Switzerland

Henman looks out of sorts as he sizes up a return at the St Jakobhalle Arena

An unfocused Henman struggles to get into gear against his feisty 18-year-old opponent and loses the opening set 6-2

Henman stretches to make another return against the Dunblane teenager

A determined Henman finally gets going in the second set, breaking Murray at 3-1 before going on to take the set 7-5

Murray fires a powerful double-handed backhand return back over the net to Henman

Murray blows his chance when he serves for the match at 5-4 in the second set and has to regroup going into the decider

Henman prepares to serve to Murray in the latter stages of their first-round encounter

Henman's experience begins to tell in the third and at 5-4 is just one game away from what had looked an unlikely victory

Murray rushes into the net and his efforts pay off as he defeats his childhood idol

Murray lives up to his hype when he fights back and wins a nervy tiebreak to take the set and match 6-2 5-7 7-6 (7-4)



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