1
1
1

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 Wins 50th Match Of The Year

    September 02, 2015
    Serena Williams beat a dangerous qualifier to score her milestone 50th match win of the year and reach the third round of the US Open. An all-American clash is up next.
  • Bouchard Breaks Through In NY

    September 02, 2015
    Surviving a second set hiccup, 2014 Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard edged into the third round of the US Open; just how big was this win for the Canadian?
  • Radwanska Reaches Grand Slam Century

    September 02, 2015
    Agnieszka Radwanska eased past Magda Linette and into the third round of the US Open. There she will face her Wimbledon victim, Madison Keys.
To The Top
3