2 Jun 2014

Erakovic faces home favourites in Paris

10:52 pm on 2 June 2014

The New Zealand tennis number one Marina Erakovic plays in the third round of the doubles overnight at the French Open.

The 16th seeds, Erakovic and her Spanish partner Arantxa Parra Santonja, take on the unseeded French pair of Julie Coin and Pauline Parmentier, who knocked out the Russian third seeds in the second round.

In Sunday's singles draw, the fourth and highest remaining women's seed, Simona Halep of Romania, meets the American 15th seed, Sloane Stephens, in the fourth round.

Prior to that match on centre court, the men's number one seed Rafael Nadal faces the unseeded Serbian Dusan Lajovic in the last 16.