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Francisco Clavet

Francisco Clavet
Full name Francisco Javier Clavet
Country  Spain
Residence Aranjuez, Spain
Born (1968-10-24) 24 October 1968
Madrid, Spain
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1988
Retired 2003
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $4,278,632
Singles
Career record 388–340
Career titles 8
Highest ranking No. 18 (13 July 1992)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1996, 1998, 2000, 2002)
French Open 4R (1991, 1996, 1998)
Wimbledon 4R (1998)
US Open 3R (1991, 1995)
Doubles
Career record 53–84
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 89 (1 January 1990)
Team competitions
Davis Cup W (2000)

Francisco Javier Clavet González (born 24 October 1968 in Aranjuez) is a former professional tennis player from Spain. He won 8 singles titles; reached the semifinals of the 1992 Indian Wells Masters and the 1999 Miami Masters; and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 18 in July 1992.

Contents

  • Tennis career 1
  • Singles career finals (8–7) 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Tennis career

Clavet turned pro in 1988 and won his first ATP singles title two years later at the Dutch Open in Hilversum. Of his 8 ATP singles titles, 7 were won on clay. He has a 3-0 career Davis Cup record in two ties. Clavet retired from professional tennis in 2003. From 2009 he has been coaching his countryman Feliciano López.

He is one of a handful of players to have a winning record against Roger Federer. In 2000, Clavet played for the Spain Davis Cup team at the Davis Cup first round against Italy in Murcia. Eventually, Spain was the winner of the championship.[1]

Singles career finals (8–7)

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP Tour (8–7)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 23 July 1990 Hilversum Clay Eduardo Masso 3–6, 6–4, 6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 1. 6 July 1992 Gstaad Clay Sergi Bruguera 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 27 July 1992 Saint-Marin Clay Karel Nováček 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 24 October 1994 Santiago Clay Alberto Berasategui 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 31 October 1994 Montevideo Clay Alberto Berasategui 6–4, 6–0
Winner 2. 25 September 1995 Palermo Clay Jordi Burillo 6–7(3–7), 6–3, 7–6(7–1)
Winner 3. 29 July 1996 Amsterdam Clay Younes El Aynaoui 7–5, 6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 7 April 1997 Estoril Clay Àlex Corretja 6–3, 7–5
Winner 4. 20 October 1997 Acapulco Clay Juan Albert Viloca 6–4, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 5. 27 October 1997 Bogotá Clay Nicolás Lapentti 6–3, 6–3
Winner 6. 4 September 1998 Bucharest Clay Arnaud Di Pasquale 6–4, 2–6, 7–5
Winner 7. 9 November 1998 Santiago Clay Younes El Aynaoui 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 10 April 2000 Estoril Clay Carlos Moyá 6–3, 6–2
Winner 8. 5 March 2001 Scottsdale Hardcourt Magnus Norman 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 8 January 2001 Auckland Hardcourt Dominik Hrbatý 6–4, 2–6, 6–3

References

  1. ^ "Davis Cup 2000". Retrieved 16 December 2013. 

External links

  • Profile at ATP-site


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