Tennis: Erakovic within a win of main draw in Morocco

Marina Erakovic during day three of the 2016 ASB Classic. Photo / Getty Images
Marina Erakovic during day three of the 2016 ASB Classic. Photo / Getty Images

A couple of good wins under the belt for Marina Erakovic as she moves through to the final round of singles qualifying at the Rabat WTA tournament in Morocco.

Erakovic has had straight set victories over Bulgarian and Polish players and now faces Georgina Garcia Perez of Spain ranked outside the top 200 for a place in the main draw.

The Kiwi is teamed with Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova in the doubles main draw.

Marcus Daniell and Artem Sitak are in the doubles draw at the Istanbul ATP event in Turkey. They face a Turkish and Croatian wildcard combination in the first round.

At the US$50,000 Challenger in Tallahassee, Florida Rubin Statham was beaten in singles qualifying but is in the doubles main draw with American Sekou Bangour.

- NZ Herald

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