Richard Gasquet, eliminated in the second round of the Rolex Paris Masters by Casper Ruud : “It’s a pity not to have played a third set. In the first, it was one-sided, I didn’t exist. He took me in, it was playing too fast. I managed to get into the rhythm in the second and I regret not having won the tie-break. I’m not saying I would have won the match behind, but I think I deserved a third set.
“I’m going to prepare myself for a good start over a season. I don’t know if it will be the last or not, but I don’t ask myself the question yet. The urge is still there
I was in the match, the public was there. Afterwards, he is fourth in the world and over the whole match he was the strongest, but if you win the second, you never know… I made a few small mistakes on the tie-break, but he goes fast on the court and he also had some success. In any case, I’m leaving for the next season, I’m still in the top 100, I can play the Australian Open so there’s no reason to stop.
I will prepare myself to start well over a season. I don’t know if it will be the last or not, but I don’t ask myself the question yet. The desire is still there, this season I haven’t been injured much and I was able to play great matches. At Wimbledon, honestly, I rather enjoyed myself. For me it has been a good season and I will try to continue. The limit will be the body. If I see that I no longer have the body to win matches I will stop. But this is not yet the case. I had fun again this year. »