Marina Erakovic falls in Nuremburg first round

Last updated 05:04 21/05/2014

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Top-seeded Angelique Kerber broke Marina Erakovic of New Zealand at the start of each set, winning in straight sets, 6-4 6-2 in her Nuremberg Cup opener on Tuesday (local time).

Second-seeded Eugenie Bouchard swept past qualifier Anastasia Rodionova 6-0 6-1 in 45 minutes to advance to the third round.

Sixth-seeded Kurumi Nara of Japan crashed out in the second round, losing 6-4 6-3 to Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan.

Also in the second round, Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic and Karin Knapp of Italy were winners.

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