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Elena Baltacha Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1983
Place of Birth Russia
Death day May 4, 2014 (30 years old)
Zodiac Sign Leo
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Elena Baltacha

Elena Sergeevna Baltacha is a British Ukrainian professional tennis player. A four-time AEGON Prize winner, she has also long been Britain's number one, a post she held continuously from 2002 to 2012. However, due to having to retire due to knee surgery, she fell in the world rankings and by the time of her retirement on November 18, 2013, she was ranked 221st in the world and number 6 in her career. - Ranked 49th in the world in September 2010. During her career, she won eleven ITF singles titles and four ITF doubles titles. She is also a finalist in 3 ITF singles tournaments and 4 doubles tournaments. In 2010, Baltacha won over 10 top players, including two wins against Li Na and one against Francesca Schiavone, who was the reigning Roland Garros champion at the time. In 2011, Baltacha won its top ranked tournament on the ITF, 2011 Aegon Nottingham Challenge.

BornAugust 14, 1983, Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
DiedMay 4, 2014, Ipswich, England
Height1.75 m (5.74 ft)
Turned pro1997
Retired2013
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,190,893
Career record324–243
Career titles0 WTA, 11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 49 (13 September 2010)
Australian Open3R (2005, 2010)
French Open2R (2011)
Wimbledon3R (2002)
US Open2R (2010, 2011)
Career record59–59
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 211 (17 January 2011)
Australian Open2R (2010)
Wimbledon2R (2005, 2010)
Wimbledon3R (2002)
Fed Cup33–16

About Elena Baltacha

The four-time Aegon Prize winner, held for the first time nationwide in the UK from 2002 to 2012. She died of liver cancer at the age of 30.

Elena Baltacha before fame

She won a silver medal at the 2000 Commonwealth Youth Games.

Achievement of Elena Baltacha

His career was derailed after a knee injury in 2013.

Elena Baltacha family life

His brother, Sergei, has become a professional soccer player. She is married to tennis coach Nino Severino.

Associations of Elena Baltacha

She reached the third round of the 2010 Australian Open; The tournament was ultimately won by Serena Williams.

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Latest information about Elena Baltacha updated on May 10 2021.

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