Tennis: Erakovic and Black fall in Paris

Marina Erakovic has been knocked out of the French Open doubles after losing to the tournament second seeds in three sets.

Erakovic and playing partner Cara Black fell to Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic 2-6, 7-6, 4-6.

They will now face Russian duo and fourth seeds Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the semifinals.

Erakovic collects 25,000 euros ($NZ41,000) in prize money to go with the 60,000 euros ($NZ98,000) she earned for reaching the third round in the singles.

- nzherald.co.nz

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