Mikhail Youzhny eases to win in final

Updated: October 27, 2013, 3:58 PM ET
Associated Press

VALENCIA, Spain -- Mikhail Youzhny claimed his 10th career title by beating top-seeded David Ferrer 6-3, 7-5 Sunday to win the Valencia Open.

The 31-year-old Russian dominated the No. 3-ranked Ferrer throughout, breaking the defending champion and local favorite four times on the indoor hard court.

Youzhny used well-placed ground strokes early on, breaking twice to take the first set. Ferrer appeared to have recovered with a break in the second, but Youzhny broke back and ...

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