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Carlsbad, CA (Sports Network) - Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska beat top-seeded Russian Vera Zvonareva in straight sets Sunday to win the $721,000 Mercury Insurance Open.
Radwanska, the No. 3 seed and runner-up last year, captured her fifth career WTA title with a 6-3, 6-4 win that took just over 79 minutes.
"I really wanted to win this tournament so I was really focused from the beginning. Winning a tournament with a lot of great matches against top players is very special," Radwanska said.
Zvonareva, who was chasing her 13th career win, had a nine-match winning streak snapped.
Radwanska saved two break points in the match and collected $111,000 for the victory. Zvonareva earned $57,350 for second place.
"There were a few moments I could have gotten back into the match and had some chances to change it around, but maybe I took too much risk and made some errors," Zvonareva said. "When Agnieszka's playing well, if you make mistakes, it's tough to win the match."
08/07 23:13:28 ET
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