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Erakovic into Wimbledon third round

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 30/06/2016

Marina Erakovic has stunned former world No.1 Jelena Jankovic to reach the third round at Wimbledon.

Erakovic, ranked 153rd in the world, downed the Serbian 22nd seed 4-6 7-6 8-6 in a match lasting a shade over two-and-a-half hours.

The 28-year-old New Zealander hit 46 winners in the final set of the rain-delayed second round match to set up an encounter with 12th seed Carla Suarez Navarro.

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