[Yahoo] Ancic beats Clement in Adelaide opener (AP)

Rusty Backhand
01-02-2006, 12:16 PM
Mario Ancic won his first match since leading Croatia to the Davis Cup, beating Frenchman Arnaud Clement 6-0, 6-2 Monday in the first round of the Australian men's hardcourt tennis championships. Ancic advances to face Belgian Xavier Malisse, who defeated Australian qualifier Peter Luczak 7-6 (11), 6-3.