Marina Erakovic has had her second first-round exit at the
Australian Open in three days, after losing her opening
doubles match with partner Heather Watson today.
The New Zealander and the Brit fell in straight sets to ninth
seeds Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany and Kveta Peschke of
the Czech Republic 6-4 6-0.
The defeat means Erakovic has gone five straight years of
being knocked out in the first round of the doubles in
The Kiwi No1 was ousted in the singles on Monday after going
down to French opponent Alize Cornet 7-5 6-7(3) 10-8.