Stefan Edberg, living up to his new No. 1 tennis ranking, needed just 50 minutes to defeat Brad Gilbert 6-1, 6-1 in the final of the ATP Championship on Sunday.

Edberg, who took over the No. 1 ranking ahead of Ivan Lendl when he reached the semifinals, avenged a 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7-5) loss to Gilbert in the finals of this event last year and won the $170,200 winner's purse.