27 Jun 2013

Erakovic into Wimbledon second round

6:07 am on 27 June 2013

The New Zealand tennis number one Marina Erakovic has won her opening match at Wimbledon, beating Ayumi Morita of Japan in three sets.

Erakovic beat the woman ranked 21 places higher than her 4-6, 6-0, 7-5.

The Aucklander will play the Chinese 24th seed Shuai Peng in the second round.