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Richard Gasquet

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Gasquet
  • Pronounced: gas-KAY
  • Age: 27 (18.06.1986)
  • Birthplace: Beziers, France
  • Residence: Neuchatel, Switzerland
  • Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
  • Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 2002
  • Coach: Sergi Bruguera and Sebastien Grosjean
  • Website: http://richardgasquet.net
9 Singles Ranking
France

France

As of 14.04.2014
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2014

Current

9
1 13-7 0 $282,703
Career

High

7

09.07.2007

361-215 10 $10,313,116

Singles & Doubles combined

2014

Current

285
1 2-1 0 $8,500
Career

High

45

07.04.2008

63-47 2 $10,313,116

Singles & Doubles combined

Began playing tennis at age four with father, Francis, who ran tennis club in Serignan; mother, Maryse, also teaches tennis…At nine, was on cover of French Tennis Magazine (February 1996)…Discovered by former ATP pro Pierre Barthes who ran the nearby Cap d'Agde tennis camp…Rugby fan and supports hometown Beziers team…No. 1 junior and World Junior Champion in 2002, winning Roland Garros (d. Recouderc) and US Open (d. Baghdatis)...Moved to Switzerland in Sept. 2005…In February 2008, launched 'The Richard Gasquet Foundation', which aims to help adolescents who struggle to find their place in society and who suffer from a lack of confidence…It will use sport as a way to bring underprivileged youths back to health and enable them to rediscover the joys of life; and as a way to build a future.

Gasquet DEUCE Feature (Jan. 2008)
Gasquet DEUCE Feature (June 2011)

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