Posted: Sun February 16, 2014 10:00PM; Updated: Sun February 16, 2014 10:00PM

David Ferrer wins third consecutive Copa Claro title

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David Ferrer won his third consecutive Copa Claro titles with a convincing performance.
David Ferrer won his third consecutive Copa Claro titles with a convincing performance.
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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- 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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