Brave Oliver Golding crashes out

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OLIVER Golding’s first senior appearance at Wimbledon ended in disappointment as the Briton lost to Russia’s Igor Andreev after a spirited display on Court Two.

Golding, ranked 398 places below world number 93 Andreev, stunned his opponent with a series of powerful shots to take the first set with ease.

But he grew increasingly frustrated as the match went on and the man from Moscow ran out a 1-6 7-6 (7/4) 7-6 (9/7) 7-5 winner.

Golding, 18, showed exactly why he is being tipped for big things but the US Open junior champion will have to deal with his frustrations better if he is to live up to his potential.