Richard Gasquet

  • Back pain rules Gasquet out of Monte Carlo Masters 12-04-2014 10:43 PM

    Monaco: Tenth-ranked Richard Gasquet has pulled out of the Monte Carlo Masters after failing to shake off a back injury. Gasquet, who also missed France's Davis Cup quarterfinal win against Germany last weekend, hoped to take part in the tournament after returning to training this week. "I only picked up...
  • Injured Gasquet out of Davis Cup quarter-finals 31-03-2014 04:39 PM

    Richard Gasquet has pulled out of France's Davis Cup quarter-final tie against Germany this week with a lower back injury, the French federation said on Monday. The FFT said in a statement that captain Arnaud Clement called up Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Michael Llodra to make up for the absence of...
  • Gasquet, Tsonga to lead France against Germany in Davis Cup 26-03-2014 12:07 AM

    Paris: Ninth-ranked Richard Gasquet and 11th-ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will lead France in the Davis Cup home quarterfinal against depleted Germany next week. France's two top players head the four-man lineup announced by the French Tennis Federation on Tuesday for the April 4-6 tie on indoor hard-court in Nancy. Captain Arnaud...
  • Gasquet beats Dodig to reach Open 13 semi-finals 22-02-2014 10:01 AM

    Marseille: Top-seeded Richard Gasquet of France and defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga both advanced to the Open 13 semi-finals on Friday. After Gasquet beat fifth-seeded Ivan Dodig of Croatia 7-5, 6-3, Tsonga followed up with a 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-2 win against sixth-seeded Edouard Roger-Vasselin in an all-French match. Gasquet, ranked...
  • Monfils beats Gasquet in Open Sud de France final 09-02-2014 09:17 PM

    Montpellier: Gael Monfils beat top-seeded defending champion Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-4 Sunday in the final of the Open Sud de France for his fifth career title. Monfils captured his first title of the season and his first since winning the Stockholm Open in 2011. In an all-French match, Monfils did...
  • Richard Gasquet advances to Open Sud de France semis 08-02-2014 07:45 AM

    France: Top-seeded Richard Gasquet of France was hardly troubled by countryman Albano Olivetti as he won 6-4, 6-2 on Friday to reach the Open Sud de France semi-finals and stay on course to defend his title. Although Olivetti, a qualifier, had 13 aces, he failed to force a single break-point...
  • Richard Gasquet beats Mathieu to reach Open Sud quarters 07-02-2014 11:13 AM

    France: Top-seeded Richard Gasquet of France easily advanced to the Open Sud de France quarter-finals after beating countryman Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-1, 6-3 on Thursday. Gasquet, the defending champion, saved all seven break-point chances he faced and broke Mathieu's serve twice in each set. He next faces another countryman, qualifier Albano...
  • France advance to Davis Cup quarter-finals 01-02-2014 10:21 PM

    LA ROCHE SUR YON: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet beat Lleyton Hewitt and Chris Guccione 5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-2, 7-5 Saturday to give France an unassailable 3-0 lead over Australia and a place in the Davis Cup quarter-finals. The Australian pair rallied from a 3-0 deficit and won the opening...
  • Coach Piatti dumps Gasquet at ATP Finals 10-11-2013 09:24 AM

    London: Richard Gasquet found out on the eve of his final match at the ATP World Tour Finals that his coach Riccardo Piatti decided to end their partnership without further notice. Gasquet, who lost his final round-robin match at the year-end tournament against Novak Djokovic on Saturday, said Piatti abruptly...
  • Roger Federer back on track with victory over Gasquet 07-11-2013 09:45 PM

    London: A razor-sharp Roger Federer got back to winning ways at the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-4 6-3 defeat of Frenchman Richard Gasquet on Thursday to keep his last-four chances alive. Under pressure after losing to favourite Novak Djokovic in his opening Group B match, the six-times former...
  • Wawrinka, Gasquet complete World Tour finals lineup 01-11-2013 08:34 AM

    Paris: Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka and France's Richard Gasquet snatched the last two places for next week's ATP World Tour finals after Canadian Milos Raonic was knocked out of the Paris Masters in the third round on Thursday. Wawrinka and Gasquet will be at the London event along with Spain's Rafa...
  • Gasquet stays on course for London as Tsonga crashes out 30-10-2013 09:00 AM

    Paris: Richard Gasquet kept his ATP World Tour finals hopes alive when he overcame Fernando Verdasco 7-5 6-7(6) 6-3 to reach the Paris Masters third round as fellow Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga crashed out of the race on Tuesday. Ninth seed Gasquet, enjoying his best season since he reached the last...
  • Federer helped by Gasquet's loss at Swiss Indoors 23-10-2013 08:57 PM

    Basel: Roger Federer improved his chances of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals when Richard Gasquet lost in the Swiss Indoors first round on Wednesday. Fifth-seeded Gasquet, who won the Kremlin Cup title in Moscow on Sunday, lost 6-4, 6-2 to fellow Frenchman Michael Llodra. Paul-Henri Mathieu of France...
  • Simon, Gasquet upset at Shanghai Masters 09-10-2013 08:22 AM

    Shanghai: Ninth seed Richard Gasquet and 13th seed Gilles Simon were both shocked at the first round of the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament here on Tuesday. Gasquet was beaten 6-3, 6-4 by Canada's Vasek Pospisil. After the defeat, the Frenchman's chance of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals was...
  • Richard Gasquet ousted by Vasek Pospisil in Shanghai 08-10-2013 04:47 PM

    Shanghai: Richard Gasquet was dealt a setback in his bid to qualify for the season-ending ATP Finals, losing to Vasek Pospisil of Canada 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday in the first round of the Shanghai Masters. The Frenchman, who played in the year-end championships in 2007, is in ninth place in...
  • Nadal beats Gasquet in straight sets, into final 08-09-2013 08:20 AM

    New York: Rafael Nadal is into the US Open final after a 6-4, 7-6 (1), 6-2 victory over Richard Gasquet on Saturday. The second-seeded Nadal will face No. 1 Novak Djokovic on Monday. Nadal extended his streak without losing a service game to 73 before Frenchman Gasquet broke him in...
  • Djokovic and Nadal a step away from US Open showdown 07-09-2013 08:40 AM

    New York: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal can set up a delectable US Open final between the top two players in the world with 2013 grand slam bragging rights at stake by posting victories in Saturday's semi-finals. Australian Open champion Djokovic and French Open winner Nadal have designs on adding...
  • Gasquet upsets Ferrer to reach US Open semi-finals 05-09-2013 08:46 AM

    New York: Frenchman Richard Gasquet reached his first grand slam semi-final in six years with a 6-3 6-1 4-6 2-6 6-3 upset win over Spain's David Ferrer at the US Open on Wednesday. Playing in just the second grand slam quarter-final of his career, eighth-seeded Gasquet used his trademark backhand...
  • Montanes upsets top-seeded Gasquet to reach quarters in Umag 25-07-2013 09:27 AM

    Umag: Albert Montanes of Spain upset top-seeded Richard Gasquet of France 6-4, 6-4 on Wednesday to advance to the quarter-finals of the Croatia Open. Montanes was up 3-1 in the second set before Gasquet responded by winning three games in a row, but the Spaniard broke again at 4-4. Gasquet...
  • Bernard Tomic beats Richard Gasquet to reach fourth round 29-06-2013 08:58 PM

    London: Playing well even though his father, who's also his coach, was barred from the tournament because of an assault case, 59th-ranked Bernard Tomic reached Wimbledon's fourth round by eliminating No. 9-seeded Richard Gasquet 7-6 (7), 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (5) Saturday. Tomic, a 20-year-old Australian, hit 19 aces while getting...
  • Kohlschreiber, Gasquet reach Halle quarterfinals 13-06-2013 11:11 PM

    Halle: Second-seeded Richard Gasquet swept past Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 6-1 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Gerry Weber Open. Sixth-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber joined Gasquet in the last eight by beating German compatriot Tobias Kamke 6-4, 6-3. Kohlschreiber won the Halle event in 2011. The tournament is a grass-court...
  • Wawrinka fights and rants his way to quarters 04-06-2013 10:05 AM

    Paris: Stanislas Wawrinka seemed on his way out of the French Open, down two sets and playing Frenchman Richard Gasquet. Then, in the next set, it seemed to get even worse. Wawrinka was fuming. He ranted at the umpire several times, demanding that the line judge be changed. Somehow, Wawrinka...
  • Vulnerable Nadal, Djokovic advance at French Open 02-06-2013 08:48 AM

    Paris: For the third time in three matches at this year's French Open, Rafael Nadal hardly looked himself for a set. Unlike in the first two rounds, Nadal won his opening set on Saturday, albeit barely. The takeaway, even after another victory, was the same: The owner of a record...
  • Del Potro, Tsonga, Gasquet into Monte Carlo Rd 3 17-04-2013 01:00 AM

    Monte Carlo: Fifth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro, sixth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and No. 7 Richard Gasquet all advanced to the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday. Tsonga beat Russian veteran Nikolay Davydenko 7-6 (3), 6-2, while Gasquet had a little more trouble overcoming Benoit Paire 6-1, 3-6, 6-1...
  • Richard Gasquet of France to miss Davis Cup with injury 04-04-2013 09:10 PM

    Buenos Aires: Richard Gasquet of France has been replaced by Gilles Simon for singles on Friday against Argentina in the Davis Cup quarter-finals. France captain Arnaud Clement withdrew Gasquet, citing an unspecified injury, at the draw on Thursday. In Friday's opening singles, Carlos Berlocq will face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France....