16 Jan 2011

Erakovic beaten in Australian Open qualifying

12:16 pm on 16 January 2011

The New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic has been beaten in the second round of qualifying for the Australian Open in Melbourne.

Erakovic was beaten in three sets by Kurumi Nara of Japan, who is ranked 200 places higher than the New Zealander and was seeded 10th for the qualifying tournament.