On Tuesday, February 1, the first round of the ATP 250 tournament Open Sud de France starts. The qualifiers started on January 30 and will end on February 6, 2022. Richard Gasquet will go against Ugo Humbert in the 1st round. This match will be the second time these two players meet. Both the players have fought their way up and will be battling for the title.
Richard Gasquet vs Ugo Humbert : Match Details
- Tournament: ATP Montpellier 2022
- Date: 2 February, 2022
- Match: Richard Gasquet vs Ugo Humbert
- Venue: Montpellier, France
- Round: First Round
- Surface: Hard Court
- Prize Money: $5,580
Richard Gasquet vs Ugo Humbert : Preview
Richard Gasquet is a 35-year-old french tennis player, whose career-high was at rank 7. Gasquet’s performance in ATP Challenger Roanne, France, was very stable. In the round of 32, the 35-year-old defeated Lorenzo Giustino in straight sets ( 6-4, 6-3 ). However, in the next round, he lost to Arthur Cazaux in a tough three-setter ( 7-5, 3-6, 4-6 ).
Gasquet also competed in the Davis Cup 2021 but unfortunately lost in straight sets to Tomas Machac ( 6-7, 2-6 ). In the 2022 Australian Open, he defeated Ugo Humbert in the first round and went on to play against Bovic Van De Zandschulp; however, losing in three sets ( 6-4, 0-6, 0-4 ).
After turning pro in the year 2016, the young Humbert won his 1st title in the ATP Tour title at 2020 Auckland at the age of 21. He achieved his career-high No. 25 at 2021 Halle. In 2022, Humbert competed in The Open d’Orléans and won the first round again the Current World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev ( 6-7, 7-5, 7-6 ). However, in the second round, he lost to the Current World No. 6 Matteo Berrettini ( 4-6, 6-7 ). In the 2022 Australian Open, Humbert faced Gasquet in the first round but lost. So for him, the coming face-off will be a revenge match.
Richard Gasquet vs Ugo Humbert : Head to Head
Their first encounter was in the 1st round of the Australian Open 2022 on January 18, where Gasquet turned out victorious 3-6 7-6(4) 7-6(3) 6-3 against the 23-year-old Humbert.
Richard Gasquet vs Ugo Humbert: Prediction
The stats for the upcoming match point towards Gasquest’s win against Ugo Humbert as he won during their first head-to-head match. However, Humbert is young and bringing with the power of youth. He doesn’t plan on losing to someone he has lost once to.
Prediction: Humbert to win in three sets.
Richard Gasquet vs Ugo Humbert: Broadcast and Livestream Details
- USA- Tennis Channel
- Australia– beIN
- UK and Ireland- Amazon Prime
- The Middle East and North Africa- beIN Sports
- Central America- ESPN
- Caribbean Islands- Sportsmax
- South America and Oceania- ESPN International
- Canada- TSN and DAZN
- Sub-Saharan Africa- SuperSport