Former tennis ace Elena Baltacha diagnosed with cancer

Former British tennis number one Elena Baltacha has revealed on Twitter that she has been diagnosed with cancer of the liver.

"I have recently been diagnosed with cancer of the liver. I'm currently undergoing treatment and fighting this illness with everything I have," said Elena.

She and her husband Nino said they would like to thank everyone for their continued support.

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Former British tennis number one reveals she has liver cancer

Former British number one Elena Baltacha has revealed she has been diagnosed with cancer of the liver and said she will "fight this illness with everything I have".