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It is a fight between Juan Martin Del Potro, the lanky Argentine, who is quite well weaponed along with a devastating forehand and probing serve, whereas his opponent Richard Gasquet has awe-inspiring agility and very reliable serve – so be ready to cherish a good battle between these 2 on Friday in a quarter-final game of the 2012 season Marseille ATP Open, an ATP World Tour 250 championship, being played in Marseille, France.

At present, ranked at number ten in the world, Juan Martin Del Potro ended runner-up in Rotterdam tennis championship, where he lost to the Swiss master Roger Federer in the final match. Juan Martin had his contribution of injuries following his maiden Grand Slam win in the year 2009 in US Open, but at present it appears that the Argentine tennis player has took on the entire spoilt things quite well.

Del Potro is looking for his 10th career title on tour as well as has a nice 10 – 3 win – loss record on tour in this season. The Argentine player can anticipate a tough battle against Richard Gasquet and will have to engage in his top tennis to secure a win here. Seeded 4th in this championship, Del Potro equalized the transactions at 6 – 7 (6 – 8), 6 – 4 in his match, when Nikolay Davydenko retired because of a foot injury.

Del Potro, in the head to head, has a thin lead over the French tennis player with 2 – 1. Previously, they confronted back in the year 2008 in the Tokyo championship, where Del Potro beat up Richard Gasquet in 3 laborious sets. We can anticipate some kind of tennis on Friday, since both competitors are looking in devastating from at this point of time.