Tributes are being paid to Elena Baltacha who died of liver cancer on Sunday, aged 30.
Based in Suffolk, she was the former British number one, but announced her retirement last year due to a long-standing ankle problem.
She was diagnosed with liver cancer in January this year.
The Lawn Tennis Association's head of women's tennis Iain Bates said in a statement:
"Today we have lost a shining light from the heart of British tennis - a true role model, a great competitor and a wonderful friend.
"We have so many special memories to cherish, but this leaves a gaping hole for everybody in both British and women's tennis, and words simply cannot express how saddened we are by this news."
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