Richard Gasquet

Country France
Residence Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Date of birth 18 June 1986 (1986-06-18) (age 24)
Place of birth Béziers, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro 2002
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Career prize money $4,236,562
Singles
Career record 184–121 (66%)
Career titles 6
Highest ranking No. 7 (July 9, 2007)
Current ranking No. 37 (August 23, 2010)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open 4R (2007, 2008)
French Open 3R (2005)
Wimbledon SF (2007)
US Open 4R (2005, 2006, 2010)
Doubles
Career record 42–26
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 45 (April 7, 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2006)
French Open 1R (2002, 2003, 2005)
Wimbledon
US Open 1R (2008)

 

Richard Gasquet reached the World No.8 position in July 2007 after he entered the semi-finals of Wimbledon.

Racquet

Richard Gasquet uses the Head MicroGel Extreme Pro racquet

Sponsers

Richard Gasquet shoes and clothing are sponsored by Lacoste

Playing Style

Gasquet is known for his powerful one-hand backhand and for his ability to speed around the court

Gasquet has been praised for his natural talent and for playing all-round tennis.

Major finals

Grand Slam finals

Mixed doubles: 1 (1–0) > > Wins (1)

 

Outcome Year Championship Partner Opponent in Final Score in Final
Winner 2004 French Open Tatiana Golovin Cara Black
Wayne Black
6–3, 6–4

 

Masters Series finals

Singles: 2 (0–2)

 

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2005 Hamburg Clay Roger Federer 6–3, 7–5, 7–6(4)
Runner-up 2006 Toronto Hard Roger Federer 2–6, 6–3, 6–2

 

Doubles: 1 (0–1)

 

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2007 Monte Carlo Clay Julien Benneteau Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
6–2, 6–1

 

Career finals

Singles: 14 (6–8) > > Wins (6)

 

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold (0)
ATP Tour (6)

 

 

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. June 13, 2005 Nottingham, UK Grass Max Mirnyi 6–2, 6–3
2. June 19, 2006 Nottingham, UK Grass Jonas Björkman 6–4, 6–3
3. July 10, 2006 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Feliciano López 7–6(4), 6–7 (3), 6–3, 6–3
4. October 23, 2006 Lyon, France Carpet (i) Marc Gicquel 6–3, 6–1
5. September 30, 2007 Mumbai, India Hard Olivier Rochus 6–3, 6–4
6. May 22, 2010 Nice, France Clay Fernando Verdasco 6–3, 5–7, 7–6(5)

 

Runner-ups (8)

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. October 11, 2004 Metz, France Hard (i) Jérôme Haehnel 7–69, 6–4
2. May 9, 2005 Hamburg, Germany Clay Roger Federer 6–3, 7–5, 7–64
3. August 7, 2006 Toronto, Canada Hard Roger Federer 2–6, 6–3, 6–2
4. April 29, 2007 Estoril, Portugal Clay Novak Djokovic 7–67, 0–6, 6–1
5. October 1, 2007 Tokyo, Japan Hard David Ferrer 6–1, 6–2
6. July 13, 2008 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Juan Martín del Potro 6–4, 7–5
7. January 16, 2010 Sydney, Australia Hard Marcos Baghdatis 6–4, 7–62
8. August 1, 2010 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Nicolás Almagro 7–5, 6–1

 

Doubles: 2 (2–2) >> Wins (2)

 

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold (0)
ATP Tour (2)

 

 

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. May 8, 2006 Metz, France Hard (i) Fabrice Santoro Julian Knowle
Jürgen Melzer
3–6, 6–1, [11–9]
2. January 7, 2008 Sydney, Australia Hard Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
4–6, 6–4, [11–9]

 

Runner-ups (2)

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. April 14, 2007 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Julien Benneteau Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
6–2, 6–1
2. November 1, 2009 St. Petersburg, Russia Hard (i) Jérémy Chardy Colin Fleming
Ken Skupski
2–6, 7–5, [10–4]

 

Performance timeline

 

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Career SR Career win–loss
Australian Open A 1R 1R A 1R 4R 4R 3R 1R 0 / 7 8–7
French Open 1R 1R 1R 3R 2R 2R 1R A 1R 0 / 6 4–6
Wimbledon A A 1R 4R 1R SF 4R A A 0 / 5 11–5
U.S. Open LQ A LQ 4R 4R 2R 1R 1R 4R 0 / 6 10–5
Grand Slam SR 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 25 N/A
Grand Slam Win–Loss 0–1 0–2 0–3 8–3 4–4 10–3 6–3 2–2 3–3 N/A 33–24
ATP World Tour Finals A A A A A RR A A   0 / 1 1–2
Indian Wells Masters A A A A 4R 4R 4R 3R 1R 0 / 5 7–5
Miami Masters A 1R A A 2R 3R 2R A 1R 0 / 5 1–5
Monte Carlo Masters 2R 1R LQ SF A QF 3R A 2R 0 / 6 10–6
Rome Masters A A A 2R A 2R 1R 3R A 0 / 4 4–4
Madrid Masters A A A A 2R 2R 3R A A 0 / 3 2–3
Hamburg Masters A A A F 1R 2R 2R NMS 0 / 4 6–4
Canada Masters A A A 2R F 2R QF A 1R 0 / 5 9–5
Cincinnati Masters A A A 2R 1R 2R 2R A 3R 0 / 5 5–5
Shanghai Masters Not Masters Series 1R   0 / 1 0–1
Paris Masters LQ 1R LQ A 3R SF A A   0 / 3 4–3
Total Titles 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 1 N/A 6
Hardcourt Win–Loss 0–0 2–5 4–4 8–4 14–12 26–12 18–13 19–14 11–9 N/A 104–73
Grass Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–2 11–2 6–2 7–3 6–3 0–0 2–0 N/A 32–13
Carpet Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 6–3 4–2 1–1 0–0 0–0 N/A 11–8
Clay Win–Loss 1–3 0–2 9–9 13–5 7–4 12–7 7–5 3–2 16–8 N/A 68–45
Overall Win–Loss 1–5 2–8 13–15 32–11 33–21 49–24 32–22 22–15 29–17 N/A 213–138
Year End Ranking 161 93 107 16 18 8 24 52   N/A N/A

 

A = did not participate in the tournament.

LQ = lost in the qualifying draw.

SR = the ratio of the number of singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.

 


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