Murray beats Yound in Thailand Open final
Bangkok: Fourth-ranked Andy Murray claimed his 19th career title in beating American Donald Young 6-2, 6-0 in the final of the Thailand Open at the Impact Arena in Muang Thong Thani on Sunday.
The top-seeded Briton was in complete control throughout the 48-minute match, exploiting the lack of experience and unforced errors from his 55th-ranked opponent.
Young was playing in his first tour final.
Murray opened the match by jumping out to a double break lead of 4-0. Young finally got on the board to make it 5-1 but lost the first set when Murray hit an overhead smash winner.
The second set featured more one-way traffic with Murray extending his advantage while his American opponent`s game was marred by unforced errors, winning only three from 27 points in the set.
"I just played really well," Murray said. "Towards the end of the first set, he started playing well. But after that I hardly made any mistakes. I felt like I was moving well. It was difficult for him to hit any clean winners. He had to work hard for a lot of points."
Despite the one-sided scoreline, Young was pleased to have reached the final.
"I had been in the semi before or reached the fourth round in a Grand Slam but nothing was like being in the final. I beat some high caliber players. I won four matches," Young said.
The 22-year-old American credited Murray with setting the tempo of the match.
"He played well as you saw. I couldn`t t do much. It showed in the score," Young said. "Great playing from him. I was unable to play my best. I couldn`t play my game while he successfully did that. He took me out of my game."
In the doubles final, Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan and Oliver Marach of Austria beat Germans Michael Kolhmann and Alexander Waske 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-5).
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