Marina Erakovic ‘really disappointed’ with Olympic exit

New Zealand’s Marina Erakovic has revealed that she is “really disappointed” to have lost her Olympic opener to Canadian Aleksandra Wozniak on Monday.



The Kiwi number one slumped to a 6-2 6-1 defeat at Wimbledon in a little over one hour.



“It’s really disappointing. There’s not much more I can say than that,” the 24-year-old told reporters.



“Yes, she is a player I’ve beaten in the past on grass, so I definitely know going into any match that it’s up in the air and anything can happen.



“It’s more to do with the fact that this only happens every four years and it will never happen at Wimbledon again so that’s why I’m really disappointed.”



Wozniack’s reward for beating Erakovic is a second-round clash with American Venus Williams.

Read more :
  • SOFT DARTS’ HITS BULLSEYE IN ASIA
    The high-tech version of the game of darts attracts young players. AFP PHOTO HONG KONG: Picture your stereotypical darts player. Middle-aged and overweight, with a gut spilling over a wais...
  • Marbury arrives in Manila
    Former NBA star guard Stephon Marbury arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Monday at 2:20 p.m. aboard Malaysia Airlines. Marbury, who now plays for the Beijing Ducks in the...
  • Resurgent Kuznetsova downs Wozniacki to reach last eight
    MELBOURNE - A resurgent Svetlana Kuznetsova stunned former world number one Caroline Wozniacki in an absorbing encounter on Rod Laver Arena to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Ope...
  • La Salle aims for back-to-back overall dominance
    De La Salle University is looking for a back-to-back general championship when the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 76 men’s basketball competitions begins o...
  • Premier League: Frank Lampard’s landmark goal lifts Chelsea up to third
    Frank Lampard scored his 200th Chelsea goal as the Blues climbed to third in the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over West Ham in Sunday's London derby at Stamford Bridge. Lampard had be...
  • Ravens swoop for revenge win over Patriots
    FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts - The Baltimore Ravens won their AFC title rematch against the New England Patriots, using a commanding second-half display to pull away for a 28-13 triumph on Sun...
  • Rafael Nadal defends Andy Murray
    Rafael Nadal has jumped the to the defence of Andy Murray after recent criticism over his back injury. The Scot struggled during his second-round win over Jarkko Nieminen during the French...
  • Roger Federer: ‘Olympic tennis is important’
    Wimbledon champion Roger Federer has insisted that the Olympic Games is an important part of the tennis calendar. Many people believe that tennis, which was reinstated as an Olympic sport ...