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Out Of Order

by | 19th, June 2006

ANYONE seen Anna Kournikova?

It’s just that at this time of year it is customary for newspaper editors to remind men that the Wimbledon tennis tournament is almost upon us.

For female readers the World Cup is presented as a series of insightful reports on what footballers’ wives are doing with their hair and if orange is the new tan; for male readers, Wimbledon is about Anna Phwoarnikova! and frilly knickers.

But while the hunt is on for Anna, the Times is forced to make do with a shot of Tim Henman.

Henman is gearing up for another bash at getting to the final of Wimbledon. To the shrieks of “Go Tim!” and the noise of thousands of his female fans popping the tops off their vials of HRT medication, Henman will “oomph” and “aahh” towards his birthright.

And to go with the Henmanics, Tim will also have the BBC to help him. As the Times says, in the course of his semi-final match at the Stella Artois tournament at London’s Queen’s Club, Henman struck a shot.

If it goes in, then Tiger Tim (Grrrr”!) will win the fourth game in the final set and so take a three games to one lead.

The ball hits the

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