Ferrer defeats Fognini in Buenos Aires final

by: AP February 16, 2014

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- David Ferrer of Spain has won his third straight Copa Claro title, defeating Fabio Fognini 6-4, 6-3 Sunday on outdoor clay in the Argentine capital.

It was the 21st ATP singles title for the top-seeded Ferrer.

Second-seeded Fognini was playing his fifth consecutive clay-court final since the French Open.

The Italian won the final a week ago in Chile for his third tour singles title.

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