Nieminen draws Henman

British number one Tim Henman was today drawn against Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen in the first round of Wimbledon, which gets underway on Monday.

British number one Tim Henman was today drawn against Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen in the first round of Wimbledon, which gets underway on Monday.

The 30-year-old has been seeded sixth for this year’s tournament at the All England Club.

Of the other home favourites for the British crowd, Scottish teenager Andrew Murray, given a wild card entry, will meet a qualifier, while fellow unseeded Brit Greg Rusedski is scheduled to face Spain’s Alberto Martin in the first round.

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