25 May 2011

Erakovic beaten in first round at Roland Garros

6:19 am on 25 May 2011

The New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic has been beaten in 3 sets by the Dutch player Arantxa Rus in the first round of the French Open in Paris.

Erakovic took the first set 6-2 before losing the next two 6-4, 6-4.

It was an even match however Rus did manage twice as many winners as Erakovic.

Rus will play second seed Kim Clijsters in the second round.