Gasquet defeated Olivier Rochus and Andreas Seppi in the Serbian Open, but lost to John Isner despite being two points away from victory and a break up in the final set. He reached the final in Estoril, where he lost to Juan Martín del Potro in straight sets. Playing his first Grand Slam since January, Gasquet drew Rafael Nadal in the first round of the US Open and lost in straight sets. Gasquet's best singles results from mid-February to the end of June were in ATP World Tour tournaments in Marseille, Halle and Eastbourne, losing in the singles semifinals of all three of them. Head Size: 100 sq. However, he retired against Michael Berrer, 2–5 down due to a shoulder injury. He reached the third rounds of the Rogers Cup in Canada and the Southern & Western Open in Cincinnati, where he was defeated by Nicolás Almagro and Mardy Fish, respectively. 7. “It was a tough battle out there. Gasquet is best known for his long winding groundstrokes … The French won all three of their round-robin ties to reach the final, where they lost to the Czech Republic. At Monte Carlo, he notched his first win over a top-10 opponent of the year, winning his third-round match over Ivan Ljubičić, ranked No. At the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Germany, Gasquet was the second seed and reached his first ATP tour semifinal and final of the year, defeating Spaniard Albert Montañés in the quarterfinals and sixth-seeded Argentine Agustín Calleri in the semifinals. His career-high singles ranking is World No. Upon release, he flicks his wrist and produces a large follow-through and finish, often above the head, due to the need to impart extreme topspin. He also won the mixed doubles title at the French Open that year, partnering Tatiana Golovin. He made the Davis Cup team for France in the final against Serbia.[15]. His best performance in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 singles tournaments was being the runner-up in Hamburg in 2005 and Toronto in 2006 and 2012. He went out to Andy Murray in the fourth round despite serving for the match at 5–4 in the third set. 1 seed and where he received a bye into the second round. Ontvang meldingen van alle wedstrijden van dit team, Kansas City Chiefs - New England Patriots. Indien deze wedstrijd wordt verslagen door U-TV live streaming, dan kun je kijken naar Richard Gasquet op je PC en mobiel - iPhone, iPad, Android of Windows phone. [49] He has stated that his favourite cuisine is Italian.[50]. Subscribe to the Everyday digital subscription of The West and go in the draw to WIN a Wembley Golf Course Driving Range Gold Membership, Kate’s family tell Harry, Meg to ‘shut to F up’, © West Australian Newspapers Limited 2020. By continuing your navigation on our sites, you accept the installation and use of cookies on your computer, including for promotional and / or advertising, respecting our protection of your privacy policy. 5, he defeated Víctor Estrella Burgos in the first round before losing to qualifier Stefanos Tsitsipas in the second round. French tennis star Richard Gasquet has agreed a multi-year deal with Unique Sports to endorse the company’s Tourna Grip product. This is shown in his almost equal success on all surfaces, having reached at least the fourth round of all grand slam tournaments on multiple occasions. Gasquet has used Tourna Grip on his racket for his entire career, but now joins the company’s team of brand ambassadors which includes fellow professionals David Ferrer, Victoria Azarenka and Juan Carlos Ferrero. He started his campaign with straight sets victories over Ernests Gulbis and Marcos Baghdatis respectively before defeating Dustin Brown in the semifinals in three sets and Paul-Henri Mathieu in the final in straight sets to retain his singles title and win his fourth Open Sud de France singles title. In the third round of the Australian Open, he was defeated by Tommy Robredo in four sets, despite taking the first set 6–2. At Wimbledon, Gasquet was the eighth seed and defeated American Mardy Fish in the first round. Gasquet then played in a Challenger event in Bordeaux, where he defeated Thierry Ascione, Alex Bogdanovic, Olivier Rochus, and Florent Serra in straight sets, before defeating Michaël Llodra in the final. Gasquet started his 2014 season in the Qatar Exxon Mobil Open in Doha, where he was the defending champion. 7 and made it to the semis at Wimbledon in 2007: TL- What do you think about the Andy Roddick retirement? For his forehand, Gasquet uses a semi-western to Eastern grip with an unusually long take-back. With his performance in Paris, Gasquet qualified for the Tennis Masters Cup, clinching eighth place. He has shown versatility in returning difficult shots to his backhand with various methods, whether by slice, topspin angles, or heavy power.