12 Mar 2011

Erakovic on track in Mexico

2:53 pm on 12 March 2011

New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic has made the quarter-finals after a good win in the second round of the US$25,000 Irapuato Challenger in Mexico.

The 287th-ranked Erakovic beat Alize Lim of France in the first round 6-2 6-0 and former world number 32 Olga Puchkova in the second round 6-2 3-6 7-6.

Twenty-three-year-old Erakovic now takes on American third seed Julia Cohen in the quarter-finals.