Richard Gasquet

Richard Gasquet

Who is Richard Gasquet? Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Nationality

Richard Gasquet is a well-known professional tennis player from France. Gasquet has won 15 singles championships on the ATP Tour.

Richard Gabriel Cyr Gasquet was born in Beziers, France, on June 18, 1986. He is 35 years old and born under the sign of Gemini.

Family, Parents, Siblings, Education

He was born to his father, Serignan Gasquet, and mother, Maryse Gasquet. His parents were both tennis teachers who also owned a tennis club in their community.

Tennis was introduced to him at the age of four by his parents. When he was nine years old, he was heralded as a potential champion. It was featured on the cover of the February 1996 issue of French Tennis Magazine.

The Professional Career of Richard Gasquet

As a 17-year-old, Richard Gasquet reached the Metz finals, his first ATP Tour Singles final. Unfortunately, Jérôme Haehnel beat him. He accomplished a lot in 2005 despite missing the first seven weeks of the season due to chickenpox. Richard Gasquet won match after match in the Challenger championships as he recovered. He also defeated then-world No. 1 Rodger Federer in the Monte Carlo Master Series Tournament.

Soon after, he became the world’s youngest player to defeat the world’s No. 1 player. Unfortunately, Rafael Nadal defeated him. He also won his first Grand Slam championship at the French Open in 2005. He also won his first ATP tour singles championship on his 19th birthday. Due to an elbow injury, he missed the first two months of the season. He lost against Tommy Hass at the 2006 Australian Open, but he helped Richard win the Davis Cup.

Despite a difficult first half of the season, he successfully retained his championship in Nottingham. And, sadly, he lost his first Wimbledon match to Roger Federer. In the second part of the season, he showed indications of progress. Later, he went on to lose to Federer again in the US Open and the Canadian Open. On Lyon’s indoor carpet, he won his third ATP Tour Singles championship. In a single year, he achieved his aim of reaching the ATP singles finals on all four surfaces.

He achieved his all-time best position of world No.7 in the ATP ranking structure in 2007. In addition, he reached the fourth round of the Australian Open. At Wimbledon, he reached the Grand Slam semifinals for the first time. As a result, he overcame Andy Roddick in one of Wimbledon’s most memorable quarterfinals. Similarly, Federer overcame him in the semifinals. He was unable to compete in the 2007 US Open due to sickness. In the meanwhile, he successfully defended his fifth ATP championship against Olivier Rochus. He also advanced to the finals of the ATP tournament in Tokyo.

He returned to Lyon soon after having a few weeks off. At the time, he was the defending champion, but he was beaten by Tsonga. They clashed again in the second round of the Paris Masters, with Gasquet triumphing against Tsonga. Gasquet beat Andy Murray, another world No. 1. As a consequence, David Nalbandian defeated him in the quarterfinals. He went on to qualify for the Tennis Masters Cup.

Rafael Nadal, though, beat him in the first round. He defeated Novak Djokovic but was defeated by David Ferrer. Richard Gasquet also had defeated in the Mercedes Cup, US Open, and ATP Tour Singles. He was spotted competing in the Summer Olympics in London in 2012. As a result, he was selected to represent France in both singles and doubles.

However, he did not win any medals in the men’s singles event. He intended to compete in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He later changed his mind and opted to participate in the US Open instead. As a result, he began practicing for the 2008 US Open and decided against competing in the Olympics. Furthermore, he is now competing in the Croatia Open and will not compete in the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. He was also prepping for Wimbledon and the Swedish Open.

Richard Gasquet competed in the Australian Open, Sony Ericsson Open, Abierto Mexicano Telcel event, BNP Paribas Open, and French Open, to mention a few. He slid out of the top 10 ATP rankings in 2013 due to a succession of injuries, defeats, and inadequacies. He later made a comeback and reached the quarterfinals of the US Open. As a consequence, he reached the fourth round of the French Open. Following that, he made a goal of returning to the top 10 in 2017. He claimed that he want to focus more on major events.

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Quick Facts

Full Name Richard Gabriel Cyr Gasquet
Birth Date 18 June 1986
Birth Place Béziers, France
Nick Name Richard
Religion N/A
Nationality French
Ethnicity European (White)
Education N/A
Horoscope Gemini
Father’s Name Francis Gasquet
Mother’s Name Maryse Gasquet
Siblings None, an only child
Age 35 years old
Height 6 ft (1.83 m)
Weight 85 kg
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Light Brown
Build Athletic
Profession Tennis Player
Current Team Singular/Independent game
Style Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Forehand Grip  Eastern Forehand Grip
Classement (Ranking) #81
Active Years 2002- present
Marital Status Not Married Yet
Children None
Salary NA
Net Worth $10 million

Net Worth, Salary, House

The net worth of Richard Gasquet is presently unknown. We will make every effort to update it as quickly as possible.

Relationship, Single, Dating

According to accounts, Richard Gasquet has not yet married and has kept his personal life discreet. As a result, he is no longer permitted to play tennis. In March 2009, traces of cocaine were identified in his system during a urine test.

As a consequence, the tribunal committee ruled that “the cocaine entered his system inadvertently in a nightclub.” Gasquet stated that the cocaine got into his son after he french kissed a dancer in a Miami nightclub.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair Color

Richard Gasquet is appealing and attractive. He stands 6 feet tall and weighs an undetermined amount. The tennis player also has brown hair and dark brown eyes.

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