Richard Gasquet, the 26 year old Frenchman reached a career high no. 7 and made it to the semis at Wimbledon in 2007:
TL- What do you think about the Andy Roddick retirement?
RG: For 8 or 9 years he was on top. He was no. 1 in the world. He is a great one.
TL:Do you know that because of your game you have been called a little Federer?
RG:Yes people have said that.
TL:What do you think of Federer?
RG:He is no. 1. He is never sick. He never retires.He talks to every player and is the President of the Tennis Council. Everyone respects him.
TL:How have you done against him?
RG:I have beaten him twice on clay. I have lost many other times (10).
TL:Roland Garros is a great site,especially court no.one.
RG:Yes it is but they are tearing that one down and I don’t know why.
TL:Are the top four really that much better?
RG:Yes they are. They are very strong mentally. They have a big advantage at Slams.