28 Aug 2011

Erakovic to face Croat in New York

11:02 am on 28 August 2011

New Zealand tennis number one Marina Erakovic has drawn Croatia's Mirjana Lucic for her opening round tie at the US Open in New York.

World number one Caroline Wozniacki warmed up for the last major of the year in style, the Dane beating Czech Petra Cetkovska 6-4 6-1 to win the New Haven Open in Connecticut.

Big-serving American John Isner beat unseeded Julien Benneteau of France 4-6 6-3 6-4 in North Carolina to claim his second title in six weeks at the Winston-Salem Open.