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Friday, 26 January, 2001, 06:11 GMT
Clement v Grosjean: Game-by-game
Game-by-game analysis as Frenchman Arnaud Clement beats compatriot Sebastien Grosjean 5-7 2-6 7-6 7-5 6-2 in the second semi-final at the Australian Open.
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Three break points for Grosjean, but Clement comes back to clinch victory on his fifth match point.
A tiring Grosjean takes the game, but victory appears to have slipped away.
Clement looks in full control as he widens the lead over his compatriot.
Clement breaks again as Grosjean continues to tire.
A series of Grosjean errors paves the way for another game for Clement.
Grosjean wavers again as Clement gets the break.
Clement keeps on the pressure to take his service game.
Grosjean makes a mental recovery from losing the fourth set to win the opening game of the fifth.
Clement moves the match into the fifth set, by taking the fourth on his service game.
Grosjean provides the shot of the match, chasing back to the baseline to hit a winner down the right side, but Clement takes the game.
Grosjean puts the pressure on Clement in some exhilarating rallies, but the 15th seed manages to keep level.
Grosjean moves within one game of victory for the second time in the match.
Clement serves his fifth ace as he keeps level in the eighth game in the fourth set.
Grosjean holds his serve in a tight battle against his compatriot and friend.
Clement keeps pace with some blistering first serves.
Grosjean takes his third successive game, to go ahead in the fourth set.
The tables turn again as Grosjean breaks back, helped by a double fault from Clement.
Grosjean manages to hold onto his service game to take his first game of the fourth set.
Clement, on a roll, grabs the second game and looks in control.
Grosjean suffers a crisis of confidence losing his service game on a double fault.
Clement clinches a crucial tie-breaker 7-4 to take the set and stay in the match, after some excellent first serves.
Grosjean takes it to a tie-break after a devastating array of first serves leave Clement with no reply.
Grosjean starts to crack, allowing Clement to go ahead for the first time in the set.
Clement, continuing his rise in standards, saves match-point and breaks Grosjean's faltering serve.
Clement shows extraordinary resilience saving match-point after some tense rallies.
Clement starts to tighten up, but it is too little too late as Grosjean goes one game away from a place in the final.
Despite a couple of dubious line-calls, Clement takes the game and is still in with a chance.
After an ace and a fantasy rally, Grosjean manages to hold on to his service game.
Clement, desperately hanging on, serves his fourth ace to take the game.
Grosjean holds his serve to keep ahead of compatriot Clement.
Clement serves his third ace of the match and avoids a double break to win his first game of the third set.
Grosjean serves his seventh ace of the match to help him take the second game.
For the third successive set, Grosjean starts with a break.
The 15th seed saves two set points, but it is not enough to stop Grosjean grabbing the second set.
Clement shows some of the old touch that has helped him breeze through the tournament so far to claim only his second game of the set.
A second ace from Grosjean, plus Clement's failure to get even his passing shots in, hands the game to the 16th seed.
Arnaud Clement 1-4 Sebastien Grosjean
More unforced errors from Clement enables Grosjean to power home his service game.
Grosjean picks off Clement with unerring accuracy as Clement fails to get into his stride.
Grosjean on a roll goes up two games as Clement continues to lose his way.
Clement still recovering from losing the first set, concedes his service game.
Grosjean holds serve to claim the first set..
Clement saves a break point with a reflex volley, but his 24th unforced error hands Grosjean the break moments later.
Grosjean handles the pressure well and saves the set with well-constructed points.
Clement puts the pressure on by taking his service game with ease.
Grosjean gets his game back on track with a more solid service game.
Clement saves two break points to prevent an instant break-back.
Clement develops points well to set up two break points - and takes the first to draw level.
Clement again struggles to hold his serve, and is lucky to get away with the game.
Grosjean goes to 40-0, makes one error and then seals his lead as Clement nets.
Clement takes his first game as he begins to find his range.
Grosjean holds his serve comfortably as Clement contunes to misfire.
Clement errors give his friend three break points, and he takes the second of these to take a break lead.
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