Richard Gasquet victorious over Andy Murray 6-4 6-4 in the 1st round in Cincinnati on Monday. Gasquet will play Dominic Thiem in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Gasquet had a great start in this set after breaking Murray in the 1st game (1-0). Notwithstanding, there was more to do for Gasquet to win the set as Murray found the way to break back in the 4th (2-2) game. The French Player maintained his focus to break Andy in the 7th (4-3) game before conquering the set (6-4).

2nd set.

Gasquet started the set in the best possible way after breaking Murray in the 1st game (1-0). Richard to win the set (6-4) as there were no other breaks.

Statistics

At the end of the match, Richard scored 68 points vs. Andy’s 56 points.

Richard served exceptionally well to win 80% of the points (33/41) behind his first serve. Nevertheless he won only 48% points (13/27) on his second serve. Richard won this match even if he was battling in converting his break points as he converted only 43% (3/7). On the other side, Andy had some problems in converting his break points since he converted only 20% of his break points (1/5). That was one of the key issues for his loss.

After this match, the head to head between Gasquet and Murray is 4-8 for Andy.

1st
Gasquet
Murray
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
0
1
0
2nd
Gasquet
Murray
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0

Next Match: Richard Gasquet vs. Dominic Thiem – H2H and stats

Gasquet will take on Thiem in the 2nd round.

This will be the 3rd time that Richard Gasquet and Dominic Thiem fight against each other. The head to head is 2-0 for Gasquet (see full H2H stats), but they have never competed against each other on hard.

The last time that they competed against each other, Gasquet won 4-6 7-5 6-1 in the 2nd round in Vienna back in 2017.

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