Henman caught on video

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In addition to a place in the last 32 at Wimbledon Britain's No 1, Tim Henman, will be receiving a present from the All-England Club - a videotape of his matches against Danny Sapsford and Yevgeny Kafelnikov.

Wimbledon have decreed that all players involved in singles matches on Centre Court or No 1 Court will receive a videotape of the game as one of their competition perks.

Along with the video and guaranteed prize-money of pounds 15,900 even if he loses, Henman and his fellow competitors get a range of free services while involved in the tournament. Two free tickets to a top West End show are on offer to all the players, along with guest passes for matches, free transportation and social events including Saturday's LTA Ball and a cocktail party on 5 July. Competitors also get a pounds 14.50 daily allowance for meals.

"The video is extremely popular with the players and we intend to continue it," a club spokesman said. This year's copy could be a collectors' item as No 1 Court is being demolished to make way for a new one.

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