HEAD player Arnaud Clement and partner Michael Llodra both of France, won the doubles finals of the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris on Sunday. Clement, who plays with the HEAD Flexpoint Prestige MP and Llodra picked up their first title of the year with a win over HEAD players Fabrice Santoro of France and Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia 7-6(4), 6-2. The pair is the second all-French team to take the Paris title in five years.
Santoro, who plays with a Head Flexpoint Radical MP and Zimonjic who plays with a HEAD Flexpoint Prestige MP of Serbia, defeated the No. 1 seeded doubles partners Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan, of the United States, in the semifinals 5-7, 7-5, 10-6, and advanced to the finals to face off against Clement and Llodra. Meanwhile, Clement and Llodra defeated the No. 2 seeded doubles partners Jonas Bjorkman, of Sweden, and Max Mirnyi, of Minsk, 6-3, 6-4, to advance to the semifinals.