5 Oct 2010

Erakovic wins first up in Delhi

6:29 am on 5 October 2010

The New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic scored a comfortable win in her first round singles match at the Delhi Commonwealth Games beating a Bahamas opponent 6-1, 6-love.

The eighth seeded Erakovic will meet a player from Uganda in the second round.

Erakovic and Rubin Statham were beaten by an English pairing in the first round of the mixed doubles.

Statham will play his first round singles match today against a player from Barbados.