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Richard Gasquet Biography

Richard Gasquet is a French professional tennis player who is best known for his long winding groundstrokes and his one-handed backhand. His best achievements in tennis are reaching the semi-finals of Wimbledon in 2007 and later that year qualifying for the Tennis Masters Cup. Gasquet made his Grand Slam tournament debut at the 2002 French Open at the age of 15 years and finished the year as the No. 1 junior in the world. He was named World Junior Champion, having won the junior titles at the French Open and the US Open. He won the mixed doubles Grand Slam title at the 2004 French Open, partnering with Tatiana Golovin. In 2005, he won his first ATP title, defeating Max Mirnyi in the final of the grass court tournament at Nottingham, England. The following year, he successfully defended his title at Nottingham and won his 2nd title of the year, on clay, in Gstaad. In October he won his 3rd title of the year in Lyon. Gasquet achieved his 5th career ATP title beating Olivier Rochus in the final of the India Open. In the 2012 Summer Olympics held in London, Gasquet teamed up with Julien Benneteau in doubles to claim the Olympic Tennis Men's Doubles bronze over Spaniards David Ferrer and Feliciano Lopez.

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Roland Garros 2017 diary: Kiki's expressiveness makes up for Gasquet's wasted artistry, but what's wrong with Djokovic?
Roland Garros 2017 diary: Kiki's expressiveness makes up for Gasquet's wasted artistry, but what's wrong with Djokovic?
Kristina Mladenovic brought the house down with her fist-pumps, and Novak Djokovic overcame a tricky opponent with an okayish performance.
Barcelona Open: Alexander Zverev, Dominic Thiem enter third round
Barcelona Open: Alexander Zverev, Dominic Thiem enter third round
Bopanna and Cuevas lost to the top seeds.
Australian Open 2017: 8 Patchy Players Who Could Surprise You
Australian Open 2017: 8 Patchy Players Who Could Surprise You
Here's a little preview of those players who looked threatening, but bottled when it mattered most. Could they shock us in 2017?
A fan's tribute to World No. 1, Andy Murray
A fan's tribute to World No. 1, Andy Murray
Andy Murray finally gets out from under the heavy shadow cast by Rafa, Roger, and Novak to emerge as World Number One
VIDEO: Jack Sock shows true sportsman's spirit during match against Gasquet at Paris Masters 2016
VIDEO: Jack Sock shows true sportsman's spirit during match against Gasquet at Paris Masters 2016
Jack Sock is through to the quarterfinal at the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris-Bercy.
The 5 best moments of Gael Monfils!
The 5 best moments of Gael Monfils!
With superior athleticism and an instinct for the extraordinary, Monfils never fails to entertain!
2016 French Open: Highlights from the first week
2016 French Open: Highlights from the first week
A recap of the action-filled first week of the 2016 French Open that was dominated by Nadal's withdrawal.
French Open Round-up: Milos Raonic shown the door by World No. 55
French Open Round-up: Milos Raonic shown the door by World No. 55
Fifth seed Kei Nishikori too joined Raonic on the sidelines on Day 8 of the 2016 French Open
French Open Round-up: Rafael Nadal withdraws; Petra Kvitova shocked
French Open Round-up: Rafael Nadal withdraws; Petra Kvitova shocked
The Spaniard was scheduled to play his third round match against Marcel Granollers on Saturday.
French Open Round-up: Andy Murray scrapes through; Stan Wawrinka wins
French Open Round-up: Andy Murray scrapes through; Stan Wawrinka wins
Unlike the men, the top women notched comfortable wins on Day 4 of the 2016 French Open.
French Open 2016: 5 amazing statistical possibilities at Roland Garros
French Open 2016: 5 amazing statistical possibilities at Roland Garros
Check out some of the stunning records that can be created at this year's French Open.
Rome Masters: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws; Gael Monfils crashes out
Rome Masters: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws; Gael Monfils crashes out
Monfils was the only ATP seed to bow out while the WTA witnessed the fall of three seeds from the Italian Open on Monday.
Madrid Open Round-up: Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray progress; Martin Del Potro upsets Dominic Thiem
Madrid Open Round-up: Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray progress; Martin Del Potro upsets Dominic Thiem
While Nadal had an easy win, defending champion Murray needed three sets to win.
Madrid Open Round-up: Roger Federer withdraws; Garbine Muguruza bites the dust
Madrid Open Round-up: Roger Federer withdraws; Garbine Muguruza bites the dust
Upsets continue in the women's section of the Madrid Open as the event has now lost its top three seeds.
David Ferrer, Richard Gasquet withdraw from Barcelona Open
David Ferrer, Richard Gasquet withdraw from Barcelona Open
While Ferrer was seeded third, Gasquet was seeded fourth at this event.
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