Marina Erakovic came back from a set down in her first round match overnight to defeat 20th seed and former US Open Champion Svetlana Kuznetsova. Marina held her nerve to clinch the match in a thrilling third set tiebreaker. The match was a real treat for Kiwi tennis fans who tuned into the live broadcast on SKY TV to witness a piece of New Zealand tennis history. Well done Marina and thanks to SKY TV for broadcasting this first round encounter. Marina now plays Elena Vesnina.
Click on the US Open link below for a comprehensive recap of the match. US Open News