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Tennis stars come together for Rally for Bally

Judy Murray expressed her delight as tennis stars past and present came together to remember Elena Baltacha on Sunday in the ‘Rally for Bally’.<...>

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'A true role model' - Tributes paid to Elena Baltacha

Tributes have been paid to former British tennis number one Elena Baltacha, who died yesterday after a short battle with liver cancer.

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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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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.