Baltacha into second round of Wimbledon

SUFFOLK tennis star Elena Baltacha has won through to the second round of Wimbledon after a hard-fought three set match.

SUFFOLK tennis star Elena Baltacha has won through to the second round of Wimbledon after a hard-fought three set match.

Baltacha, daughter of ex-Ipswich Town star Sergei, beat German Angelique Kerber 6-3, 2-6, 7-5.

The 24-year-old wildcard entry, who has an Ipswich-based fitness coach, will now face China's Jie Zheng in the second round of the women's singles event on Wednesday.


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