Tennis: World's top players hold minute's silence for Baltacha
Published on May 6, 2014 2:46 AM
MADRID (AFP) - Andy Murray was among 50 players from the ATP and WTA circuits who held a minute's silence in honour of former British number one Elena Baltacha before the night session of the Madrid Open on Monday.
Baltacha died on Sunday, aged 30, after a short battle against liver cancer.
Born in Ukraine and brought up in Scotland, Baltacha had only been diagnosed with the illness in January having retired in 2013.
Her death provoked a wave of tributes from across the sport on Monday.
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