16 Jul 2012

Ferrer wins fifth ATP title of year

6:14 am on 16 July 2012

In-form Spaniard and top seed David Ferrer has won his fifth ATP title of the year by beating compatriot Nicolas Almagro 6-2 6-2 in the Swedish clay-court tennis event at Bastad.

Ferrer, who is 30, eased to the title against his 26-year-old opponent, who has yet to beat him in 10 meetings.

Ferrer is enjoying one of the best seasons of his career and this was his 51st win of a season that has included reaching the French Open semi-finals.