31 Dec 2011

Erakovic to play german first up

1:59 pm on 31 December 2011

The New Zealand tennis number one Marina Erakovic has been drawn to play Angelique Kerber of Germany in the opening round of the ASB Classic women's tennis tournament in Auckland.

New Zealand wildcard Sacha Jones, who last week announced she'd be changing allegiance to Australia after this tournament, will play Elena Baltacha of Britain first up.

Top seed Sabine Lisicki of Germany has been draw to play Virginie Razzano of France.

Qualifing has been moved indoors today because of the weather.