Richard Gasquet – tennis player, was born on June 18, 1986 in Beziers, France. Biography of Richard Gasquet is known as a gifted French tennis player who won the French doubles championship in 2002.
Richard Gasquet confirmed his extraordinary abilities at the age of 12 years. Then he won Les Petit – “unofficial world junior title”, according to the BBC.
Richard’s mother and father were teachers of tennis, so they provided the son with not only genes, but also with persistent training. His father continues to work as a coach. In 2002, Gasquet, aged 15, won the Monte Carlo competition, received a youth title in the US Championship, and also France. After that, the athlete was named the world champion among the youth.
At the age of 16, Gasquet became the youngest athlete on the list of 200 top tennis players. In 2004, speaking with Tatiana Golovin, Richard won the French Open Championship in doubles. The following year the athlete received his first title in singles. Such an important achievement in the biography of Richard Gasquet occurred at the competitions in Nottingham, England. Since then, Gasquet is considered one of the best tennis players in France.
Additional information: According to the official website of the athlete, Gasquet is a big fan of soccer player Zinedine Zidane, as well as Australian actor Russell Crowe.