Erakovic breezes into tennis quarterfinals

12:17 am on 7 October 2010

New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic breezed into the singles quarterfinals at the Commonwealth Games with a straight sets win on Wednesday.

Erakovic had a comfortable 6-0 6-0 win over Bermuda's Jacklyn Lambert.

Having dropped just one game in two matches Erakovic, the tournament's eighth seed, will meet second seed Sania Mirza from India.

Erakovic leads the head-to-head with Mirza 1-0 having beaten her on grass at a tournament in Birmingham in 2008.

Mirza beat Brittany Teei, of the Cook Islands, 6-0 6-2 on Wednesday.