8 Jan 2011

Erakovic and partner come up short in doubles final

4:08 pm on 8 January 2011

New Zealand's Marina Erakovic and her Swedish partner Sofia Arvidsson have lost the doubles final of the ASB Classic tennis tournament in straight sets to the top seeds.

Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia and the Czech Republic's Kvetta Peschke easily beat Erakovic and Arvidsson 6-3 6-love in just 51 minutes.

Erakovic says it was great to make her first final at the Auckland WTA tournament.