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Old 12-10-2012, 10:09 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by McEnroeisanartist View Post
I don't know how it could be anyone but Tim Henman. He reached 6 grand slam semifinals. This is the most of any player who never reached a grand slam final.
I agree, it's definitely Henman. I still remember how agonisingly close he was to reaching the 2001 W final - he won the 3rd set 6-0 against Ivanisevic to go 2-1 sets up and was wiping the floor with him. Then of course, the rain set in for two days, and Goran squeaked through to the final (4th set went to a tie-break where Tim was 2 or 3 points from winning the match).

By the way, the previous record for most semis without being in a final was held by Jiro Satoh, a Japanese player from the 1930s, who reached five.
Sloane Stephens and Laura Robson: future WTA world No 1 and 2.
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