Erakovic wins West Classic doubles championship
Mon, 16 Jul 2012 12:37p.m.
New Zealand tennis No.1 Marina Erakovic and partner Heather Watson beat the tournament top seeds to win the doubles title at the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford, California.
Combining for the first time, the pair defeated the American and Australian duo of Vania King and Jarmila Gajdosova 7-5 7-6 (7).
The 24-year-old Aucklander and Briton Watson made the final after beating third seeds Natalie Grandin and Vladmiria Uhlirova 7-5 6-7(6) 10-7 in the semi-finals.
It is Erakovic's sixth WTA doubles title.
She will play in the WTA Premier event at Carlsbad, California this week before competing at the Olympics. NZN
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16/07/2012 6:58:37 p.m.
Great effort Marina beating the 3 major seeded players But why has it gone un-announced on TV3 sports news
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