She was British No. 1 intermittently from 2002 to 2012. However, due to her absence from competition, due to knee surgery, she dropped down the world rankings and at the time of her retirement, on 18 November 2013, she was ranked as the world No. 221 and British No. 6. She was a four-time winner of the Aegon Award.
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- Jago, Richard (2 October 2002). "Mystery bug half Baltacha's march". guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 6 June 2011.
- "Numbers rise at Elena Baltacha Tennis Academy". EADT. 1 September 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2012.
- "Elena Baltacha: Former British number one dies of liver cancer". BBC Sport. London. 04 May 2014. Retrieved 04 May 2014. Check date values in:
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Media related to Elena Baltacha at Wikimedia Commons