UK tennis stars support Baltacha's cancer fight

UK tennis stars have rallied behind former British women's tennis number one Elena Baltacha after she revealed she has liver cancer.

Current British number one Laura Robson and Anne Keothavong who was at the top of British female tennis with Baltacha for many years, took to Twitter to show their support.


She's one of the people I most admire for her courage and determination. You'll fight through this @elenabaltacha xxx


Ukrainian-born Baltacha vowed to fight the cancer "with everything I have" after revealing her diagnosis yesterday.

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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".