No joy for Kiwi Erakovic in Birmingham final

Last updated 08:19 17/06/2013

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Kiwi tennis No 1 Marina Erakovic and her Zimbabwean doubles partner Cara Black have lost the final of the WTA event in Birmingham, England, today.

Erakovic and Black beat Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm and Spaniard Arantxa Parra Santonja 7-5 4-6 10-6 in the semifinal but couldn't make it two wins for the day, losing the title decider 7-5 6-4 to Australians Casey Dellacqua and Ashleigh Barty, the third seeds.

Erakovic now travels down the road to London to prepare for Wimbledon, which starts next week.

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