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Henman's Wimbledon story
Caroline Hall receives a peck on the cheek from Tim Henman
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Tim Henman first hit the Wimbledon headlines in 1995 when he accidentally hit a ball girl and later apologised
Tim Henman and Pete Sampras shake hands over the net after their second round match in 1995
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On the court the young British hopeful made the second round where he lost to Pete Sampras - a familiar foe down the years
Tim Henman stretches for a shot against Yevgeny Kafelnikov in 1996
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A year later, he made on-court headlines with a sensational five-set first round win over fifth seed Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Tim Henman in action in 1998
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Having made the quarter-finals in 1996 and 1997, Henman progressed to a semi-final against Pete Sampras in 1998
Tim Henman fans show their support
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With that success, the phenomenon of Henmania was born
Tim Henman in action against Pete Sampras in the 1999 Wimbledon semi-finals
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It was a repeat performance 12 months on - another four-set semi-final defeat to Pete Sampras stopping him in his tracks
Tim Henman on the brink of Wimbledon defeat in 2000
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After the highs came the low of a fourth-round defeat in 2000 - Henman's worst Wimbledon return in the last seven years
Tim Henman's family in watch him in action at Wimbledon
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As well as a partisan crowd, Henman's parents Tony and Jane and wife Lucy (far right) are a constant courtside presence
A grim-faced Tim Henman leaves the court after defeat to Goran Invanisevic
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But even their support could not help him to victory against Goran Ivanisevic in their rain-affected 2001 semi-final
Tim Henman in action during the 2002 semi-final against Lleyton Hewitt
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And it was last-four heartbreak yet again in 2002 when Henman lost to another eventual champion, Lleyton Hewitt
Fans at Wimbledon watch Tim Henman play Lleyton Hewitt on a giant screen
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The straight sets defeat to the Australian left Henman Hill reflecting on another broken dream for their hero in SW19
Tim Henman in action
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But they and the rest of Britain will be hoping for more jubilant fist pumping in 2003 - all the way to the men's title




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