Kiwis tennis player, Marina Erakovic is the eighth seed at the US$640,000 Bank of the West Classic, Stanford WTA event in California this week.
Erakovic who entered the tournament with a ranking of 49 takes on Romania's Sorana Cirstea in the first round. Cirstea has a current ranking of 52.
Top seed for the tournament is Wimbledon champion Serena Williams followed by top 10 player Marion Bartoli.
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