ATP Tour

Gasquet claims first ATP title since 2016

2018-06-17 19:30
Richard Gasquet (Getty)

's-Hertogenbosch - Frenchman Richard Gasquet won his first ATP title since October 2016 by downing compatriot Jeremy Chardy in the final of the grass-court event in 's-Hertogenbosch on Sunday.

The second seed, who turns 32 on Monday and is ranked 30th in the world, battled past Chardy 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) in the Netherlands to claim the 15th title of his career.

Gasquet, a three-time Grand Slam semi-finalist, last won a tournament in Antwerp 20 months ago, but has shown signs of a return to form in recent months and lost to Lucas Pouille in the Montpellier final earlier this year.

Read more on:    atp  |  richard gasquet  |  tennis

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming

Vote

Which is your favourite Grand Slam of the year?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.