26 Aug 2012

Erakovic claims Texas doubles title

9:31 am on 26 August 2012

The New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic and her British partner have won the doubles final at the Texas Open in Dallas.

The fourth-seeded pair of Erakovic and Heather Watson easily saw off Latvia's Liga Dekmeijere and the American Irina Falconi 6-3 6-0.

It's Erakovic's seventh WTA doubles title.

Italy's Roberta Vinci won the singles title, beating Serbia's Jelena Jankovic 7-5 6-3.

The Texas Open is a warmup event to next week's US Open.