New Zealand tennis number one Marina Erakovic has suffered an early exit from the Eastbourne Championships, her final hit out before Wimbledon.

Erakovic has lost 7-5, 6-1 to Austrian Tamira Paszek in the first round.

Erakovic and Thai partner Tamarine Tanasugarn face top seeds Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond in the first round of the doubles.