Elena Baltacha

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Birthday
14, 1983
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
May 4, 2014 (30)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
14, 1983
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
May 4, 2014 (30)

About

Four-time Aegon Award winner who held the #1 national ranking in the United Kingdom from 2002 to 2012. She died of liver cancer at the age of 30.

Before Fame

She was a Commonwealth Youth Games silver medalist in 2000.

Trivia

Her career was derailed after a 2013 knee injury.

Family Life

Her brother Sergei became a professional soccer player. She was married to tennis coach Nino Severino.

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