Tagged with 'elena baltacha'

  • Tennis World Remembers Baltacha

    May 04, 2016
    On the second anniversary of her tragic passing, many of those lucky enough to cross paths with Elena Baltacha paid tribute to her memory.
  • Baltacha's Legacy Burning Brightly

    July 28, 2015
    Former British No.1 Elena Baltacha lost her fight against cancer a year ago, but her legacy is burning brightly at her academy in Ipswich, as CNN Open Court found out.
  • Charity Ride For Baltacha Foundation

    June 03, 2015
    Next Wednesday, two men will embark on a three-day, 350-mile cycling tour of the UK to raise money for the Elena Baltacha Foundation and Marie Curie Cancer Care.
  • Nottingham Names Trophy After Baltacha

    May 12, 2015
    On the one-year anniversary of the death of Elena Baltacha, the Lawn Tennis Association announced that the winner's trophy for the inaugural Aegon Open Nottingham will be named after the former British No.1.
  • Students Mark Baltacha Anniversary

    May 03, 2015
    One year on from the sudden death of Elena Baltacha, her former students have been remembering the former British No.1 by tying yellow ribbons around her hometown of Ipswich.
  • Judy Murray Remembers Elena Baltacha

    December 30, 2014
    As part of their Obituaries Of 2014 series, British Fed Cup captain Judy Murray remembers one of her star pupils, Elena Baltacha, who passed away from liver cancer earlier this year.
  • Goodbyes Of 2014: Seven More Farewells

    December 12, 2014
    Dinara Safina, Elena Baltacha and Li Na were joined by seven other WTA stars who said goodbye in 2014. Well, one will be back for one last hoorah Down Under...
  • Goodbyes Of 2014: Elena Baltacha

    December 10, 2014
    The WTA said goodbye to some of its brightest stars in 2014, but no goodbye was more devastating than former British No.1 Elena Baltacha losing her battle with cancer.
  • Severino Praises Baltacha's Spirit

    June 16, 2014
    Elena Baltacha's husband, Nino Severino, has praised his wife's "incredible strength" during her treatment for cancer.
  • WTA Rallies Behind Rally For Bally

    June 11, 2014
    The WTA is encouraging fans to pledge their support for fundraising efforts for Rally For Bally, a series of exhibitions this Sunday in memory of Elena Baltacha.
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