During the times of “Henmania”, Henman won many matches at Wimbledon (4 or 5 setters) , when he should have won them easier. Against Haarhuis , perhaps it would have been a straight set win if “Timbo” hadn’t committed a double fault as he led 5:3 (40/30) in the opener. He wasted six set points in that set (6:3* in TB before losing it 7/9). At the beginning of the 4th set, the Brit  wasted break points in the first two games, and the situation was repeated in the decider, hence when he was broken at 3-all, it seemed like a upcoming loss of wasted chances. Haarhuis led 5:3* at 5:4 he had a match point – double fault. Henman broke back: between 5-all and 12:11 they were holding without much troubles, then Haarhuis saved a match point with a service winner. Ultimately the 8 years older Dutchman wilted, his poor volleys cost him dropping his serve at ‘love’ in the 26th game. # It was the second of Henman’s four Wimbledon 5-setters when he seemed finished in the decider.
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