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Baltacha won't quit after Wimbledon disappointment

Elena Baltacha insisted she had no plans to quit tennis after making a swift exit at Wimbledon.

The former British number one missed eigh...

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Baltacha ready to play on

Former British number one Elena Baltacha has put aside thoughts of retirement and revealed she is fully intending to return to professional tenn...

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Murray turns tears to cheers at Wimbledon

Having suffered so much heartache in the quest for a major title, when it finally arrived for Andy Murray the most startling thing was how easil...

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Robson sets up Sharapova showdown

Laura Robson set up a second-round Olympics clash with Maria Sharapova after beating world number 23 Lucie Safarova with a gutsy tennis display ...

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Biography

Elena Baltacha has been at the forefront of British women’s tennis for over a decade and her father, Sergei, represented the Soviet Union football team at the Moscow Olympics in 1980, winning bronze.

Baltacha lost at Wimbledon in the second round in 2012 to then defending champion Petra Kvitova. Baltacha’s best performance at Wimbledon came in 2002 when she reached the third round.