17 Jul 2012

Erakovic wins sixth WTA title

6:24 am on 17 July 2012

The New Zealand tennis number one Marina Erakovic has won her sixth WTA doubles title, claiming the Stanford Classic tournament in California.

Erakovic and her British partner Heather Watson beat top seeds Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia and American Vania King, 7-5 7-6.

The win earns Erakovic almost $20,000.

Erakovic will now play another tournament at Carlsbad in San Diego before heading to London for the Olympics.