3 Sep 2008

Erakovic loses in US Open doubles quarterfinals

5:53 am on 3 September 2008

New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic and her partner have been beaten in the quarter-finals of the women's doubles at the US Open tennis tournament in New York.

Erakovic and Croatian Jelena Kostanic Tosic were beaten in straight sets by 10th seeds Lisa Raymond of the United States and Samantha Stosur of Australia.

The pair, who between them have won seven Grand Slam doubles titles, beat Erakovic and her partner 7-6, 6-0.