17 Jun 2013

Erakovic beaten in Birmingham doubles final

7:46 am on 17 June 2013

The New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic and her parter Cra Black of Zimbabwe have been beaten in the doubles final in Birmingham.

The pair lost to third seeds Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua of Australia in straight sets.

It is the third WTA final Erakovic and Black have lost in recent months.

Erakovic now heads to Eastbourne to continue her Wimbledon preparations.