|Full name||Francisco Javier Clavet|
24 October 1968 |
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Plays||Left-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 18 (13 July 1992)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (1996, 1998, 2000, 2002)|
|French Open||4R (1991, 1996, 1998)|
|US Open||3R (1991, 1995)|
|Highest ranking||No. 89 (1 January 1990)|
|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.
Clavet holds the record for the fastest ever ATP Tour victory when he beat Shan Jiang 6-0 6-0 in only 25 minutes at the Shanghai Open in 2001.
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.
Singles career finals (8–7)
|Grand Slam (0–0)|
|Tennis Masters Cup (0–0)|
|ATP Masters Series (0–0)|
|ATP Tour (8–7)|
|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|
- "Davis Cup 2000". Retrieved 16 December 2013.
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