ARNAUD CLEMENT

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

12/17/1977

Birthplace:

12/17/1977

Residence:

Aix-en-Provence, France

Height:

5'8'' / 173 cm

Weight:

163 lbs / 74 kg

Last Update:

October 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

2661

Arnaud Clement's Strengths

Serve

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * Ratio of Double Faults (7%)
    * 40% fewer Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Percentage (57%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (30%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (2%)

Return

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 2 times fewer Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand & Backhand Return
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand & Backhand Return
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (52%)

Weaknesses:

    * Received 16% more Aces/Service Winners than Average

Forehand

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 30% fewer Errors for the same Ratio of Points with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * Forehand Effectiveness on the Return Games
    * Forehand Touch on a short ball

Weaknesses:

    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Cross, Inside Out & Inside In

Backhand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 20% more Points with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average​
    * 10% more Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Effectiveness on the Return Games
    * Backhand Pass

Volley

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (74%)
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (19%)
    * Serve & Volley (6% of his total points won)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (76% of the points won)
    * Points/Errors Volley Ratio (77%)
    * Baseline Approach (74% of the points won)

Weaknesses:

    * Chip &charge (not really played)

Arnaud Clement's Game Style

Server

Medium-low

When compared with his rivals, Arnaud Clement was strongly dominated with the Serve making on average 40% fewer aces/service winners than them. His ratio of first serve unreturned was just below average (30%) but opting for a return position close to his baseline he received 16% more aces/service winners from his rivals than average.

Puncher

Medium-low

Arnaud Clement could not be regarded as a Puncher at all. Hitting rather flat his ratio of points won with the forehand was below average in almost every direction. Most of the time he prefered playing a backhand than an inside in or inside out forehand and this is the characteristic of a Tempo player.

Tempo Player

Medium-low

The way Arnaud Clement Retrieved was in Tempo close to his baseline. When compared with the ATP averages, his ratio of backhand points was above and the one of forehand below. From the back of the court, it was with the backhand down the line that he could be the most aggressive.

Offensive Player

Medium-high

As a complete Retriever (Counterpuncher), Arnaud Clement also developed an Offensive side to his game. In total, 19% of his points were won at the net (with or without a volley to play) and this result was above average. He varied well three kind of net approach: serve & volley, 1-2 punch right after his serve & baseline approach.

Retriever

Medium-high

Even though Arnand Clement could do many different things on a tennis court he can still be regarded as a Retriever (Counterpuncher). In total, 43% of his points were won by the errors of his rivals and this result stand in the average. He was also an excellent passer which is the shot that a good Counterpuncher needs to be really effective.

Australian Open 2001

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