Who is Richard Gasquet? Everything you need to know about Rafael Nadal's 2022 US Open opponent

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Rafael Nadal's 2022 US Open journey continues on Saturday afternoon as the legendary Spaniard prepares to battle it out with Richard Gasquet for a place in the fourth round of the competition.

Nadal has enjoyed a trouble-free start to his US Open campaign, beating Australian underdog Rinky Hijikata in four sets before edging past the experienced Italian Fabio Fognini.


He now faces Ricard Gasquet as he prepares for this third-round US Open encounter. Here is everything you need to know about the Frenchman.

Who is Richard Gasquet?

Richard Gasquet will be a familiar name to many long-term tennis fans with the 36-year-old having reached a peak career world ranking of No.7 back in 2007.

The experienced Frenchman enjoyed a favourable first-round draw this summer, beating Japan's Taro Daniel in his tournament opener before knocking out 32nd-seed Miomar Kecmanovic to set up the clash with Nadal.


Gasquet and Nadal have met plenty of times before ahead of this third-round US Open clash, but the statistics don't look favourable for the Frenchman. The pair have met 17 times in the past with Nadal advancing from the tie on all 17 occasions.

Where to watch Richard Gasquet vs Rafael Nadal

British tennis fans will be able to watch the 2022 US Open Grand Slam via Amazon Prime Video, with the streaming platform serving as the UK's exclusive broadcaster this summer.

For US tennis fans, ESPN is the place to go in order to watch this summer's US Open matches.