11 Feb 2015

Erakovic advances in Thailand

7:14 am on 11 February 2015

The New Zealand tennis number one Marina Erakovic is through to the second round of the Pattaya Open in Thailand after a comfortable win in her first round match.

The New Zealand tennis number one Marina Erakovic.

The New Zealand tennis number one Marina Erakovic. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

Unseeded Erakovic, the 26-year-old world number 85, beat the home player Luksika Kumkhum 6-2 6-2.

Her next opponent will be an unseeded Ukrainian, Yulia Beygelzeimer, ranked 166 in the world.

The top seed for the event is China's Peng Shuai.

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