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Queen's organisers hand wildcards to three Brits

ESPN staff
June 7, 2012
Liam Broady will play at Queen's © Getty Images

Organisers of the AEGON Championships at Queen's Club have handed wildcards into the men's draw to three British players - Jamie Baker, Liam Broady and Oliver Golding.

Baker is currently ranked 207th in the world but has secured some encouraging results in Challenger events in recent times, while Broady and Golding are both hoping to make their way in the senior game after excelling at junior level.

Broady will be making his debut in an ATP World Tour event, while Golding will be making his second appearance at Queen's after losing 6-3 6-4 to 2007 runner-up Nicolas Mahut last year.

Leon Smith, head of men's tennis at the LTA, said: "All three players have, in different ways, shown skill and determination to develop their games over the past 12 months, and I am confident they will all look to seize this opportunity to shine at such a prestigious event."

Jo Wilfried Tsonga, Juan Martin del Potro and Janko Tipsarevic have all agreed to play in the event - which is headlined by British No. 1 Andy Murray.

The AEGON Championships begin next Monday.

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