Swiss event matches Murray and Henman for first time

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Henman is the bookmakers' favourite but it should be a fascinating contest between Britain's household favourite over the last 10 years and the man looking to claim his crown as British No 1.

Yesterday also brought a surprise for another Scot, Alan Mackin, a lucky loser, who takes the place of the injured world No 2 Rafael Nadal. Roger Federer, the world No 1, also misses his home tournament because of an ankle injury.