18 May 2012

Erakovic beaten in round two in Rome

6:03 am on 18 May 2012

The Rome Masters tennis tournament is all over for Marina Erakovic.

After knocking out the 13th seed Sabine Lisicki in three sets, the New Zealand number one has been beaten in round two by the unseeded South African Chanelle Scheepers 5-7 6-1 6-2.

Erakovic and her Romanian partner also lost their first round doubles match, in straight sets.

The former world number one Caroline Wozniacki is also out of the singles after forfeiting her second round singles match.