Richard Gasquet – Bio, Age, Height, Single, Nationality, Body Measurements, Career

Richard Gasquet is known as a professional tennis player from France. Richard Gasquet has won 15 singles titles on the ATP Tour.

Early life

on June 18, 1986 Richard Gabriel Cyr Gasquet was born in Béziers, France. From now on he already is 35 years old and his zodiac sign is Gemini. He was born to his father, Serignan Gasquet, and his mother, Maryse Gasquet. His parents were both tennis coaches and ran a local tennis club.

Due to the influence of his parents, he started playing tennis at the age of 4. At the age of 9 he was heralded as a future champion. It was on the cover of the February 1996 issue of French Tennis Magazine.

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Caption: Richard Gasquet in his childhood photo with his parents. Source (Instagram)


At the age of 17, Richard Gasquet competed in the final of Metz, his first ATP Tour singles. Unfortunately he lost to Jérôme Haehnel. In 2005 he conquered many things during that period despite missing the first seven weeks of the season with chickenpox. He won match after match at the Challenger titles while recovering from it. At the Master Series tournament in Monte Carlo, he also beat then number 1 in the world, Rodger Federer.

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Caption: Richard Gasquet after a match won. Source (Instagram)

He soon became the youngest French player to ever beat world No. 1. Unfortunately, he lost the competition against Rafael Nadal. He also won his first-ever Grand Slam title at the French Open in 2005. He also won his ATP Tour singles for the first time on his 19th birthday. In the 2 months of the season he suffered an elbow injury and was unable to play. At the Australian Open in 2006 he lost to Tommy Hass. Meanwhile, he equalized the Davis Cup score where Richard beat Tommy.

He defended his title at Nottingham despite enduring a disappointing first half of the season. And unfortunately he lost his first match at Wimbledon against Roger Federer. In the second half of the season he came back with an improvement. He later moved to the US Open and the Canadian Open, again losing to Federer. He won his third ATP Tour singles title on the Lyon indoor carpet. In a single year, he completed his feat of reaching the ATP Singles Finals on all four surfaces.

More about careers

In 2007 he reached world No. 7, which was his all-time high in the ATP rankings. He also reached the fourth round at the Australian Open. For the first time in Wimbledon he was in the Grand Slam semifinals. With that he defeated Andy Roddick and it was one of the greatest Wimbledon quarterfinals. He also lost to Federer in the semifinals. Unfortunately, he was unable to compete in the 2007 US Open due to a virus. He meanwhile won his fifth ATP title by defending against Olivier Rochus. He also reached the final at the Tokyo ATP tournament.

After a break of several weeks, he returned to Lyon after a break of several weeks. During this time he was the defending champion but lost the title to Tsonga. They met again at the Paris Masters where Gasquet defeated Tsonga in the 2nd round. Gasquet beat another world No. 1 Andy Murray. Therefore, he lost in the quarterfinals against David Nalbandian. He then qualified for the Tennis Masters Cup.

However, he was defeated by Rafael Nadal in the 1st round. And he defeated Novak Djokovic, losing to David Ferrer in the match. He also lost the games in the Mercedes Cup, the US Open and ATP Tour Singles. He was spotted competing at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Therefore, he represented France and played in both singles and doubles.

Career Highlights

Unfortunately, he didn’t win any medals in the men’s singles. He intended to play at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He later decided to go to the US Open instead. Therefore, he began preparing for the US Open 2008 and renounced the Olympic Games. Also, he is currently playing at the Croatia Open and is not at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics either. He was also preparing more for Wimbledon and the Swedish Open.

He then played at the Australian Open, Sony Ericsson Open, Abierto Mexicano Telcel Tournament, BNP Paribas Open and French Open to name a few. In 2013, due to multiple injuries, losses and deficiencies, he lost his top ten ATP ranking and had fallen to 27th. He later made his comeback and reached the quarterfinals of the US Open. She also reached the fourth round of the French Open. Moving on, he made it his mission to return to the top 10 in 2017. He made a statement that he wanted to focus more on the bigger tournaments.

Personal life

According to sources, Richard Gasquet is not yet married and has kept his personal life private. As a result, he was suspended from playing tennis. It was after traces of cocaine were detected in his system in a urine sample taken in March 2009. For example, the Arbitration Committee determined that “the cocaine entered his system through an accidental contamination at a nightclub.” Gasquet, while French-kissing a stripper at a Miami nightclub, explained that the cocaine may have entered his boy.

body measurement and social media

Richard Gasquet is good looking and handsome. He is very tall and standing 6 feet tall and its weight is not known. And the tennis player has brown hair color and dark brown pairs of eyes.

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Caption: Richard Gasquet stands tall and handsome. (Source: Instagram)

He has his Instagram Account named @RichardGasquet34 and has 139,000 followers. He also has 126.2K followers on his Twitter account @RichardGasquet1.

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