Hard work for Henman

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Tim Henman fought back from a set down to beat the American Paul Goldstein 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 in the second round of the Legg Mason Classic in Washington. The British No 1, seeded No 10, was set to meet Nikolay Davydenko last night after the Russian advanced with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Simon Larose of Canada.

Henman converted five of 18 break point chances, breaking Goldstein in the first and last games of the final set. He said: "It's my first hard-court match in a long time and my first competitive match in a month and I'm pleased the way I came through. I feel really good."

The in-form second seed Andy Roddick plays Greg Rusedski in the third round after beating his fellow American Bob Bryan 7-6, 6-4.

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