Frenchman Richard Gasquet to Unveil His Story With a Special Touch From Good Friend Rafael Nadal

Published 05/13/2022, 10:12 PM EDT
Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – June 1, 2021 France’s Richard Gasquet celebrates winning his first round match against France’s Hugo Gaston REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

It was the Wimbledon Championships in 2007. French tennis star, Richard Gasquet, was in the top half of the men’s singles draw that boasted the likes of Roger Federer, Andy Roddick, and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Gasquet managed to reach the semifinals of the tournament that year, before losing out to Federer in the last-four clash. En route to the semifinal run, Gasquet knocked out the likes of Andy Roddick and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Further, over his career, the French tennis star has had a consistent run across big tournaments. Additionally, he helped France lift the Davis Cup title in 2017. Recently, the Frenchman has announced good news for his fans.

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Biography of Richard Gasquet to be released this month

The 35-year-old has some exciting news for fans as his autobiography comes out on 18th May, this year. Further, fans will be able to dive deeper into his world when the biography releases and get to know his journey to the professional world of tennis.

Apart from Gasquet, there have been many other players who have had their biographies. Chiefly, the likes of the American legends, Billie Jean King, Serena Williams, and Andre Agassi, Rafael Nadal, and others have penned down their lives.

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PARIS, FRANCE – JUNE 02: Richard Gasquet of France congratulates Rafael Nadal of Spain on victory following their men’s singles third round match during day seven of the 2018 French Open at Roland Garros on June 2, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Gasquet’s 2022 season

With age not by his side, the 35-year-old Frenchman has had his prime days in tennis behind him. After missing the three previous editions of the Australian Open, Gasquet made a return to the tournament this year. After winning the opening round against compatriot, Ugo Humbert, Gasquet retired mid-way in the second round match against Botic van de Zandschulp.

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Further, he had a disappointing Sunshine Double campaign, losing in the first rounds in Indian Wells and Miami. Once ranked as high as Number 7 in the world, Gasquet has dropped to the 77th position on the ATP rankings chart. However, the Frenchman will hope to come back strongly at Roland Garros starting later this month.

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Vatsal Shah

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Vatsal Shah is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. With a Bachelor's degree in engineering, he is a die hard fan of tennis and sports in general. He is an ardent follower of Rafael Nadal and is inspired by his never-say-die attitude.

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