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2003 Sep 20 - Davis Cup: Henman & Rusedski recover

Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski pulled a point back against the Moroccans by winning 7-6 6-2 6-4 in the doubles against Hicham Arazi and Mourir El Aarej. Going into the last day Morocco lead Great Britain 2-1.

Afer the match Tim said:

"There was nothing good I could take from yesterday's defeat, even though I could still have won the third set.

"I didn't feel good on court, but I also played erratic tennis and never gave myself the chance to create chances because I took too many risks and had poor shot selection.

"The neck seemed to get better as the game progressed; the tension in the singles yesterday didn't help and I was much more relaxed today."

And on the singles match against Younes El Aynaoui tomorrow, Tim commented:

"It's a huge match. Yesterday was my most disappointing performance in the Davis Cup and so it's personal.

"I have to be aggressive because if we can get into the tie. I think we can take it one step further.

"I had to raise my game today, but tomorrow will be my biggest challenge."

Click here for the official Davis Cup tie details and order of play.


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