Richard Gasquet Improves His Ranks

This year has been challenging for Richard Gasquet.

It showed him having reached the semifinals at Wimbledon, a feat that he had not reached before. As he played to get to the last four positions he has been able to upset many major rank holders that included names like Nick Kyrgios, Grigor Dimitrov as well as Stan Wawrinka who has been a champion in the French Open. He even faced Novak Djokovic. The game ended in straight sets. It was the best run that he has had since the year 2007. That year he also managed to reach the semis. It definitely takes a lot to keep up the competitive edge and he has been able to do so nearly over a decade.

Compared to 2015 this year has been better for him. Last year he suffered defeat in the third round to Kevin Anderson. It happened in the Australian Open. Gasquet has been able to maintain his good form in the US Open. He faced Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, which showcased his good form. These are the feats achieved by him in the major tournaments. Let us not forget what he achieved in the other tournaments like the eleventh title won by him at the Open Sud de France. He was able to win his 12th title at the Estoril Open. Here he was able to defeat Kyrgios. Gasquet has definitely been moving up the ladder. He is among the top players contending for a position in the top ten in the world of tennis as per the number of finals, semi finals and titles he has been able to achieve. These are some points in favor of his tennis playing career. Fans can look forward to getting to see him in improved form over the years.