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Dementieva eases to victory in Auckland final

sports Updated: Jan 10, 2009 12:14 IST
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Olympic champion Elena Dementieva eased to a 6-4 6-1 victory over fellow Russian Elena Vesnina to capture the Auckland Classic title on Saturday.

Dementieva, 27, wrapped up the victory in 88 minutes and completed the tournament without dropping a set.

The win was world number four Dementieva's 12th title of her career and fourth in the last 12 months, highlighted by a victory at the Beijing Olympics in August.

The unseeded Vesnina, 22, was playing in her first WTA final.

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