Elena Baltacha loses to Parmentier in Suez Open semi
British number one Elena Baltacha saw her encouraging run at the clay-court Suez Open end with defeat by Pauline Parmentier in Cagnes-sur-Mer.
The Scot, playing in her first ever semi-final on clay, went down 6-3 6-1 at the ITF event in France.
Fellow Briton Laura Robson lost 4-6 6-4 6-1 to American top seed seed Alison Riske in the Florida ITF semi-finals.
And Heather Watson lost 2-6 6-1 6-3 to American Christina McHale in Italian Open qualifying.