Gonzalez wins in native land

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Vina del Mar, Chile (Sports Network) - earned a straight-set win over three-time French Open champion to capture the Bellsouth Open in his native Chile. The fifth-seeded Gonzalez posted a 7-5, 6-4 victory to earn the title at this event for the second time in three years. His fourth career crown was worth $45,000.

Kuerten, seeded second, was trying for his 20th career singles title and his second at this event. The Brazilian won it in 2000. He has not won a clay- court event since July 2001.

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