Richard Gasquet who is a French tennis player was born on 18th June of the year 1986. He was the winner of mixed doubles Grand Slam title at 2004 French Open in which he was partnered with Tatiana Golovin. He is the native of Beziers, France. He is mostly known for his long winding groundstrokes as well as his one-handed backhand. He was born as the only child of his parents Francis and Maryse.
He started to play the tennis when he was 4 years old under the guidance of his father. When he was 9 years old, he made his appearance on the cover of the French Tennis Magazine and was touted as the extremely promising prospect even at such early age.
During his junior career, Richard was coached by his father and for a short period of time, by Tarik Benhabiles. Since turning professional in the year 2002, he has been coached by Guillaume Peyre and Eric Deblicker. He hired a coach Gabriel Markus in February of 2010 who had worked with David Nalbandian and Marat Safin in the past. As junior, he posted 44-7 singles record and he was ranked at number 1 in World in September of 2002.
The same year in April, he made his debut on ATP Tour at Tennis Masters Series Tournament at the Monte Carlo. There, he received a wildcard into qualifying as well as he also became the youngest player ever to get qualify for Tennis Masters Event. Once, he was contracted with the chicken pox during the tennis season and it caused him to miss seven weeks of playing as well as practice.
Net Worth and Salary
Richard’s career high ranking is World Number 7 that he achieved in July of the year 2007. His best achievements in singles in Grand Slams are reaching at semifinals of 2007 and the 2015 Wimbledon Championships as well as the semifinals of 2013 US Open. Richard has also launched a foundation known as Richard Gasquet Foundation that aims to use the sport as means to bring the underprivileged children back to the health and to help them build their future.
The handsome tennis player has an estimated salary and net worth of $850,000 and $13million dollars approximately. In addition to that, he is a rugby fan and he supports his hometown team Beziers. In an interview, he had stated that if he was not a tennis player, he would probably be a rugby player. In addition to that, he is also a huge fan of football/soccer as well as he also supports the local team Montpelier and Paris St-Germain.
Richard has not married yet. There was a rumor that he is a gay but now, he has denied the rumor. There is also no information found whether he has any girlfriend or not. Apart from that, Richard has now reached the age of 29. Being born in the month of June, his zodiac sign is Gemini. He belongs to French nationality.
Richard is very good looking, dashing as well as handsome and he is also hot and sexy too. Besides that, to get more details related to him, he can also be followed in different social networking media such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.