Pavlyuchenkova beats Suarez Navarro to win Portugal Open

by: AP May 04, 2013

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OEIRAS, Portugal (AP)—Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova beat Spain's Carla Suarez 7-5, 6-2 to win the Portugal Open on Saturday.

The 21-year-old Russian saved six of seven break points and overcame five double-faults to win her fifth career title and second of the year.

In the men's event, top-seeded David Ferrer beat Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-4. He'll play second-seeded Stan Wawrinka in Sunday's final after the Swiss player defeated Pablo Carreno-Busta 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

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