[Yahoo] Youzhny wins St. Petersburg Open (AP)

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10-31-2004, 03:16 PM
Mikhail Youzhny of Russia won the St. Petersburg Open on Sunday, defeating Karol Beck of Slovakia 6-2, 6-2 for the second title of his career. Youzhny, a runner-up in this event two years ago, had little trouble against an opponent playing his first career final. The Russian won seven consecutive points to break serve in the third game and again at love in the seventh game to take the first set.