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Moore repeats as champ at Rip Curl Pro

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(Bells Beach, Australia) - Hawaii's Carissa Moore has won the Rip Curl Pro in excellent surf at Bells Beach defeating Australia's Tyler Wright in a history repeating performance from last year's final.

On a scoreline for their combined 2 wave tally, Moore scored 16.23 to Wright on 15.77.

Moore scored a decisive 8.73 ride early in the final with both surfers second ride scores identical 7.50.

In SemiFinal 1 Moore defeated Australia's Sally Fitzgibbons in a closely fought battle while SemiFinal 2 saw Tyler Wright defeat fellow Australian Stephanie Gilmore

After the first three events on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour Carissa Moore leads the ratings ahead of  Australian pair Tyler Wright and Stephanie Gilmore.