Gasquet will start his run in Rome hoping to win his 16th career title after he won ‘s-Hertogenbosch back in 2018. Gasquet has a 1-1 win-loss record in 2019, 1-1 on clay after he reached the 3rd round in Madrid where he lost to Roger Federer 6-2 6-3. The Frenchman is still recovering from an operation to his back.
Chardy will start his run in Rome aiming at winning his 2nd career title after his last triumph in Stuttgart back in July 2009. Chardy has an 11-13 win-loss record in 2019, 3-4 on clay.
HEAD TO HEAD Richard Gasquet vs. Jeremy Chardy
The last time that they played each other clay, Gasquet won 6-4 7-65 in the 1st round in Monte-Carlo back in 2018.