Suffolk tennis player Elena Baltacha is through to the second round of Wimbledon after beating Italy's Karin Knapp.
The 28-year-old British number two, who is from Ipswich, won 4-6 6-4 6-0 yesterday (Tuesday 26 June). She had cause for a double celebration after also being told that she had been given a place in the Olympic tennis event, which is due to be held at Wimbledon from the 28th of July.
Baltacha said she was thrilled to be have been given the opportunity:
Baltacha faces a tough opponent in the second round of Wimbledon, when she takes on defending champion Petra Kvitova.