All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Elena Baltacha’

Elena Baltacha Honored By Pro Tennis Community Following Her Death

Elena Baltacha was one of the best female tennis players out of Britain. Throughout her 11 year career, she won numerous matches on the ITF circuit in both singles and doubles. She also held the distinction of being British No. 1 for 132 weeks from December 2009 to June 2012. Sadly, she never got to further her career as disease …

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Elena Baltacha, Former British Tennis Player, Dies

Elena Baltacha, a former British tennis player, died from liver cancer on Sunday. She was only 30-years-old. Baltacha, who was born in the Ukraine but was raised in Scotland, revealed that she had cancer in March after being diagnosed in January. Her diagnosis came only two months after she officially retired from the sport, due to ankle problems, and a …

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