Baltacha Recognized With Fed Cup Award

The ITF has paid tribute to Elena Baltacha by posthumously awarding her its Lifetime Fed Cup Heart Award.

Published June 05, 2014 12:11

Baltacha Recognized With Fed Cup Award
Elena Baltacha

Following her death last month, tributes flooded in from around the world of tennis for Elena Baltacha - one of the game's true fighters. At Roland Garros on Wednesday, the ITF became the latest to honor the Brit, posthumously awarding her its Lifetime Fed Cup Heart Award.

Fed Cup stalwart Baltacha, made her debut in the competition back in 2002, going on to appear in 39 ties, and winning 33 of her 49 rubbers.

Tennis journalist Simon Cambers, writing for Scottish newspaper The Herald, was in the French capital for the presenting of the award.

Share this page!

Related news

  • Serena & Caro Meet Mariah Carey

    October 25, 2014
    It was one sweet day for Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki, who - on the eve of playing each other in Singapore - went to see a Mariah Carey concert together.
  • Micky Lawler Named WTA President

    October 25, 2014
    The highly respected Octagon tennis executive will join the WTA to drive the continued growth of the world's leading sport for women under the leadership of WTA Chairman & CEO Stacey Allaster.
  • Semifinals Set In Singapore

    October 24, 2014
    The BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global semis are set - Serena Williams against Caroline Wozniacki, Simona Halep against Agnieszka Radwanska.
To The Top