Richard Gasquet

Pouille Rallies Past Medvedev to Reach Semifinals at Marseille

February 24, 2017

Frenchman Lucas Pouille rallied to defeat rising NextGen star Daniil Medvedev of Russia 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Open 13 Marseille in the first match of the evening on Friday. Pouille, seeded No. 4, withstood the firepower of the 21-year-old Russian in the opening set and turned things around by finding his […]

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Altmaier Beats O’Mara to Capture Qatar F4 Futures Title

December 3, 2016

Add another teenager to the growing ranks of young #NextGen stars on the rise. German Daniel Altmaier, displaying a complete all-court game and Richard Gasquet-like backhand, convincingly defeated Brit Jonny O’Mara 7-5, 6-3 in the final of the Qatar F4 Futures at Doha Saturday afternoon. The 18-year-old German won his third title in five finals […]

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Albano Olivetti Returns to Competitive Tennis Next Week

January 7, 2016

Big-serving Frenchman Albano Olivetti will be back launching rockets again next week. The 6-foot-8 Olivetti has been sidelined since Wimbledon 2014, where he lost to Marsel Ilhan in the first round of qualifications. Shortly thereafter he was injured in a car accident and underwent surgery for a cervical hernia. Plans to come back in 2015 […]

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Federer Whips Gasquet to Clinch Davis Cup for Switzerland

November 23, 2014

Roger Federer added another jewel to his treasure trove of accomplishments today, helping Switzerland secure its first Davis Cup trophy by defeating France’s Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the fourth rubber, giving the Swiss an insurmountable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five tie. “This one is for the boys,” said Federer, who was in tears […]

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Kyrgios Blasts Past Youzhny to Win Opener at U.S. Open

August 25, 2014

Nick Kyrgios picked up right where he left off at Wimbledon, playing dazzling, go-for-broke tennis and wreaking havoc with seeded players. The 19-year-old Australian heavy hitter defeated 21st seed Mikhail Youzhny of Russia 7-5, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 7-6 (1) in one of the first matches of the day today as the U.S. Open began its […]

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Raonic Tops Pospisil to Win Citi Open Crown

August 4, 2014

Canadian Milos Raonic easily defeated fellow countryman Vasek Pospisil 6-1, 6-4 in a high-powered battle of young guns to capture the Citi Open championship Sunday afternoon in Washington, D.C. It was the first all-Canadian final in ATP Tour history and the second time two players born in the 1990s competed in a Tour final. The […]

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Sela Defeats Groth in First Round of Citi Open

July 30, 2014

Israel’s diminutive dynamo Dudi Sela took down big-serving Australian Sam Groth 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-4 in the first round of the Citi Open in Washington, D.C., yesterday afternoon. The 5-foot-9, 144-pound Sela, a former world No. 29, has had to deal with towering big servers all year it seems, and finally he beat one. Sela […]

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Gasquet Edges Groth at Claro Open Colombia in Bogota

July 18, 2014

Top seed Richard Gasquet withstood a barrage of bombs from big-serving Sam Groth last night to edge the Australian 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) in a second-round encounter at the Claro Open Colombia in Bogota. Gasquet, playing his first match since squandering nine match points in a second-round loss to Nick Kyrgios at Wimbledon, improved to […]

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Kyrgios Stuns Nadal to Reach Quarterfinals at Wimbledon

July 1, 2014

Australian wild card Nick Kyrgios pulled off the shocker of the Wimbledon fortnight so far, defeating top-ranked and second-seeded Rafael Nadal earlier today, 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-3, in a dazzling fourth-round match. The 19-year-old Kyrgios played more like a top gun than a young gun, giving Nadal all he could handle, blasting 37 […]

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Kyrgios Knocks off Vesely to Reach Fourth Round at Wimbledon

June 29, 2014

Rising Australian hope Nick Kyrgios took on fellow young gun Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic in a hotly hyped third-round matchup yesterday afternoon at Wimbledon and didn’t disappoint. The 19-year-old Kyrgios prevailed 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-2 in a stunning performance that earned him a Round of 16 duel with top-ranked Rafael Nadal. It was […]

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