Hansen leads Wood by one

Updated: September 10, 2009, 1:54 PM ET

COLOGNE, Germany - Former winner Soren Hansen of Denmark fired a 7-under-par 65 on Thursday to lead the Mercedes Masters by a stroke.

Hansen, the 2007 champion at Gut Larchenhof, picked up four shots in his last six holes with an eagle and two birdies, to edge in front of British youngster Chris Wood.

"I want my trophy back," Hansen told reporters after his first round, which he called "silly-easy".

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