Profile, Career and Records of professional female Tennis player Marina Erakovic


Marina Erakovic is a female professional tennis player from New Zealand. Born in Split, Croatia she is mainly successful in doubles events. For more information about Marina Erakovic, you need to read this article.

Marina Erakovic is a professional tennis player from New Zealand. Mainly specialist in doubles events her most of wins came at ITF circuit. In 2008, she also achieved her highest ranking in both doubles and singles. Her career best ranking in singles is No. 49 and in doubles it is No. 43.

Marina Erakovic

Tennis Career of Marina Erakovic

ITF Circuit:
Erakovic started playing professional tennis in 2005. But before that she was the winner of 2004 Junior doubles title. In her initial career she mainly played at ITF circuit. Her first win in any ITF tournament came in 2005 at Warrnambool, Australia where she defeated Daniella Dominkovic by 6-3,4-6,6-4 in the final of the tournament. She won another ITF tournament at Yarrawonga (Australia) after two weeks where her opponent in the final was Emily Hewson. In 2006, she won three more tournaments on ITF circuit. In 2007, she won her first doubles tournament at Padova (Italy) partenering Maret Ani of Estonia. She won two more ITF doubles titles in 2007. She also won two titles in singles events.

WTA Career:
Erakovic played her first WTA tournament in 2005 at ASB Classic as wild card entry but she lost in the second round of the tournament. She again played the tournament in 2007 as wild card entry but lost in second round. But in 2008 ASB Classic she reached to the semi-final of the tournament after defeating Vera Zvonareva in the quarterfinal who was top seeded for the tournament. In the same year she first appeared in the Top 100 of the Women's ranking in singles. Erakovic also played her first Grand Slam tournament at French Open in 2008. At Wimbledon that year, she reched to the third round which is also her best performance at any Grand Slam tournament in singles. She also reached to the quarterfinals of the 2008 U.S. Open in doubles. She won her first doubles title at 2008 Ordina Cup. She won two more doubles titles that year. First atJapan Open Tennis Championship and second at Fortis Championship inLuxembourg. In 2009, she reached to the semi-final of the Wimbledon tournament in doubles event which is her best performance at any Grand Slam tournament in doubles. In 2011 Bell Challenge held in Quebec city, Erakovic was the runner-up of the tournament.

Performance in Grand Slam Tournaments

Erakovic has played in all four Grand Slam tournaments where her best performance is playing third round in 2008 Wimbledon tournament. Here is the detailed information on Erakovic's performance in Grand Slam tournaments:
  • In Australian Open: Second Round finish in 2009
  • In French Open: Second Round finish in 2009
  • In Wimbledon: Third Round finish in 2009
  • In U.S. Open: First Round finish in 2008 and 2011

Tennis Profile of Marina Erakovic

  • Full Name - Marina Erakovic
  • Birth Date of Marina Erakovic - 6 March, 1988
  • Marina Erakovic's Birth Place - Split (Croatia)
  • Turned Professional in - 2005
  • Playing Style - Right Handed
  • Country Marina Erakovic belongs to - New Zealand

Records and Statistics

In Singles
  • Career Titles: 9 ITF titles
  • Highest Ranking in singles: No. 49 in 2008
In Doubles
  • Career Titles: 4 WTA and 5 ITF titles
  • Highest Ranking in doubles: No. 43 in 2008


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