I am very happy to be in the quarters and to not have lost to Fernando three times in a rowSafin avoids upset in Lyon Oct 09, 2002
This is definitely one of my best matches on clayFrance puts U.S. in Davis Cup hole Sep 20, 2002
I know his (Roddick's) strong points and his weak pointsIn Sports from United Press International Sep 19, 2002
I know his (Roddick's) strong points and his weak pointsDavis Cup semifinals start Friday Sep 19, 2002
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.