Richard Gasquet Bio

  • • Began playing tennis at age 4 with father, Francis, who ran a tennis club in Serignan. Mother, Maryse, also teaches tennis.
  • • Discovered by former ATP pro Pierre Barthes, who ran the nearby Cap d'Agde tennis camp.
  • • Graced cover of French Tennis Magazine at age 9 (February 1996).
  • • Enjoys following rugby and supports hometown Beziers team.
  • • Launched the Richard Gasquet Foundation in 2008.
  • • During COVID-19 pandemic, donated personal items to a charity auction that raised funds for Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP).
  • • Published a book about his career in 2022 called "À revers et contre tout" (Against All Odds).
  • • Underwent appendicitis surgery in March 2017 and groin surgery in January 2019.

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