munchkin report: clement out of melbourne

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To round out our munchkin reports (Janko? Check. Andre Sa? Check. Nono? Here we go!) —

French munchkin Arnaud Clement got bounced out early in both singles and doubles at this year’s Australian Open.

As expected, he played in solid-colored Lacoste performance polos.

Clement needed five sets to defeat Ukranian Sergiy Stakhovsky in the first round (6-3, 2-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 — yikes!) and ran out of the fuel he needed to beat 14th seed Fernando Verdasco. He even got pesky in the latter match, getting called out by the chair ump for rudely grabbing his towel from the ballboy.

In doubles, with partner Marc Gicquel (what happened to Llodra?), Arnaud lost to Peya and Petzschner in two tiebreaks.

At least he had fun at the IMG Crown Players’ Party before the tourney started.

(1st round photo by FFT; 2nd round and party images by Getty Images)

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4 Responses to “munchkin report: clement out of melbourne”

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    [...] munchkin report: clement out of melbourne Nono? Here we go!) — French munchkin Arnaud Clement got bounced out early in both singles and doubles at this year’s Australian Open. [...]

  2. ballcrusher Says:

    interesting, i also read another article about ball kids at US open and they said the only mean player was Clement. What is he some kind of jerk to little kids? What an asshole.

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  4. Dave Says:

    Is he joining the Australian open 2011? Tickets are now available.

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