Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Canberra, Australia
Gasquet's career was almost destroyed by medias, because they expected too much of him, overestimating him as the "next world n°1" though he was in fact "only" a good player and not The Great Champion.Obviously, people are pissed off now because they don't see any of the promised result coming. And France's tennis is going down too : whe fell from World Group for the first time in our history last week at Fed Cup. All french newcomers are far from being any good as our top 4, Rufin, Mina & co are top 500 players now and not very promising. With the retirement of Mauresmo, things will get even worse. Ultimately we will start to lose big tournaments (except RG) because of our lack of good competitors.
You would be surprised to learn that medias keep talking about Tsonga's win over Nadal in 2008! And they keep saying he can still be this player, and still wins Australian Open, without even watching his today's results.
Monfils was on magazine's cover before he won a tournament! before he was even a top 100 players!