New Zealand's Marina Erakovic has won her first round qualifying match at the Istanbul WTA tournament.

Erakovic has beaten Russian Anastasiya Komardina 6-3, 6-1.

The 28-year-old is currently ranked 188 in the world after battling injury throughout the past 12 months.

She plays Kristina Kucova from Slovakia ranked 136th for a place in the main draw.

New Zealand doubles team of Artem Sitak and Marcus Daniell in the main draw at the Bucharest ATP tournament in Romania.

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However they are drawn to play top seeds Florin Mergea and Horia Tecau in the first round.

Rubin Statham plays his final qualifying match today at the US$50.000 Savannah Challenger in Georgia, United States. After winning his first round match in straight sets he now faces the third seed from Argentina for a main draw place.