12 Aug 2011

Erakovic beaten in Toronto

6:26 am on 12 August 2011

The New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic and her partner have been beaten in the second round of doubles at the Rogers Cup in Toronto.

Erakovic and German Julia Goerges were beaten in three sets by second seeds Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta, exiting 4-6 6-2 10-6.

Erakovic is preparing for the US Open at the end of the month and has climbed 10 places to number 90 in the world rankings on the back of a string of strong results this season.