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Old 06-01-2008, 08:49 PM   #1
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Default Grass season 2008

So the grass season.

Firstly Surbiton.

He gets the young Golubev at first round. This one one got some good results this year but on grass I know nothing about him ? Not a bad player.

Anyway at that time Arnaud can loose against everybody

Good luck, 225 points to defend
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Old 06-02-2008, 03:31 PM   #2
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Arnaud also plays double with Roger-Vasselin. First round against Petzschner / Stadler
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come on arnaud, show some grass prowess
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Old 06-03-2008, 07:34 PM   #4
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Normally he plays tomorrow but it seems on an outdoor acrylic court

http://www.atptennis.com/en/common/T...008/720/op.pdf
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So we still have high hopes for Arnaud? Allez!

Golubev prefers fast surfaces but he's got a good season even on clay so far - so he seems to be in form. But if Arnaud really wants to defend his points he should beat such guys without troubles.

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Normally he plays tomorrow but it seems on an outdoor acrylic court

http://www.atptennis.com/en/common/T...008/720/op.pdf
Outdoor hard instead of grass? That's too confusing. Normally if there are bad conditions outdoors they just move it indoors or reschedule for the other day. What's so wrong with their grass?
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Golubev prefers fast surfaces but he's got a good season even on clay so far - so he seems to be in form. But if Arnaud really wants to defend his points he should beat such guys without troubles.
Normally he should beat this guy but with his awful last match we know that everything is possible but the guy who played against the Bryans 2 months ago exists. He must just find him again.

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Outdoor hard instead of grass? That's too confusing. Normally if there are bad conditions outdoors they just move it indoors or reschedule for the other day. What's so wrong with their grass?
Someone had all explained in Challengers forum : courts are not really covered and so they are wet even when it's not raining.

And it's in an other place : anyway not a good train on grass
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oh no, arnaud will feel so cheated when asked to enter a hard court

but he can always peek at the grass nearby
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According to Challenger forum, he won 6-4 / 7-5 . Not an easy match apparently
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A match is a match. Step by step...

Don't forget he was beaten in RG by the future SEMI FINALIST lol
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Tomorrow against a grass player Bopanna but always on a hard court

Yes beaten by the semi-finalist who had the chance to play against Arnaud at first round
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A match is a match. Step by step...

Don't forget he was beaten in RG by the future SEMI FINALIST lol
... and maybe more! don't say we're jinxing him here though

(and you said arnaud was better than gael on paper! lol)

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Tomorrow against a grass player Bopanna but always on a hard court

Yes beaten by the semi-finalist who had the chance to play against Arnaud at first round
yes, i'm sure playing against arnaud is good practice for any player
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A report in the challenger forum :

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Clement still shows signs of his quality, but the serve isn’t what it was and got broken 4 times, and it was the quality of his returns that won him the match – always putting Golubev under pressure, but expected an easier win than what he had.
Always problems with his serve. Maybe better today?
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He played 3 matches today

He won 6-2 / 7-5 against Bopanna and will play against his double's partner Roger-Vasselin next round.

They won 6-2 / 7-5 against Petzschner/Stadler and 6-4 / 6-3 against Bubka/Stavkovsky

They will play semi-final against Feeney/Smeets

If weather permitting, grass tomorrow.
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Wow! Well done

Thanks for sharing that
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(8) Edouard Roger-Vasselin (Fra) bt (3) Arnaud Clement (Fra) 7-5 6-4
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