Tim Henman OBE

British Tennis Legend

One of the nations favourite sportsmen, Tim Henman OBE was the British No.1 Tennis player for a number of years, reaching the final stages of tennis grand slams around the world. A wonderful tennis speaker, Henman’s eloquence and extensive knowledge of professional sport makes him one of the most desirable personalities on the after dinner speaker circuit.

Joining the junior tour in 1991, Henman got off to a rocky start, experiencing defeat in the early rounds of a number of tournaments. However 1992 fared better for Henman, reaching the semi-finals of The Nottingham Open and National Junior Championships. From 1992-1993, Henman grew six inches and gained two stone in weight, giving Tim the reach and strength he needed to compete in professional tennis. Tim rose from a rank of 774th in the world to 415th in just a few months, with increasing success in tour events, Tim’s rank continued to rise to within the top 200 players in the world by 1994.

Tim’s drive and determination is related fantastically during talks as a tennis speaker, providing invaluable advice to anyone looking to realise ambitions in their own lives or within a corporation. 1996 was Henman’s breakthrough year, reaching the Quarter Finals of Wimbledon as well as the last 16 at the US Open. Tim was now firmly established as one of the best players in the world, joining an elite group including Lleyton Hewitt and Pete Sampras. By 2001, Tim was a firm favourite to win the prestigious title, however could only manage to reach the Semi Finals after facing Goran Ivanisevic in a rain stricken encounter. Tim reached the Semi Final of the competition on 4 occasions over his career, making him one of the most consistent tennis players that Britain has ever had.

As a sports speaker, Henman breaches the subjects of peak performance and maintaining success, engaging guests with compelling scenarios and intriguing techniques to be the best you can be.

Now with experience of commentating and presenting for the BBC’s coverage of tennis, Tim has become an eloquent and articulate personality both off and on screen. His work as a TV presenter has allowed him to gain a reputation as a hugely knowledgeable and accomplished character, proving testament to his time as a national superstar. Tim’s broadcasting experience allows him to provide his services as an excellent event host or awards host, interacting with guests and ensuring everyone enjoys proceedings, perhaps whilst also providing a talk as a sports speaker.

To book Tim Henman OBE as the tennis speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Tim is known to cover the following topics:

  • Tennis Speaker
  • Sports Speaker
  • Achieving Goals
  • Maximising Success
  • Peak Performance