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U.S. OPEN 1999 - Andre Agassi vs Arnaud Clement
NYP99090612 - 06 SEPTEMBER 1999 - NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Second seed Andre Agassi (USA) celebrates his victory over Arnaud Clement (France) during their September 6 match at the 1999 U. S. Open in Flushing Meadows, New York. Agassi defeated Clement 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. jr/ep/Monika Graff UPI
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Arnaud Clément (born 17 December 1977) is a professional tennis player from France. His best achievement is reaching the final of the 2001 Australian Open.

Clément was born in Aix-en-Provence, and currently lives in Geneva, Switzerland. He turned professional in 1996, and his most significant achievement has been to reach the Australian Open men's singles final in 2001, where he was defeated by Andre Agassi, defeating the then-unseeded but future number one Roger Federer and former number one Yevgeny Kafelnikov on his way to the final. While playing he often wears a bandana and sunglasses. The sunglasses have been medically prescribed for Clement because of severe eye problems he has encountered through his life, which had nearly left him blind as a child.

Clément has been ranked as high as 10th in the world in singles and as high as 24th in doubles, where he has often partnered with fellow Frenchmen Sébastien Grosjean and Michaël Llodra. He has won four ATP singles titles (Lyon 2000, Metz 2003, Marseille 2006, Washington 2006), and five doubles titles. In September 2005 he defeated Great Britain's Andy Murray in the U.S. Open tournament.

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