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Old 09-09-2009, 09:01 PM   #1
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Okay so I do not know if it worth a new thread but I keep asking myself this question: Why other musketeers forums like tsonga and monfils are not more popular than this one?
I mean those two seems much more charismatics and Gasquet has a very bad reputation(at least in France)and image comparing to others french tennis players.
I really love Gasquet, his game and his personnality but I always thought I was more interested in weirdos so I am quite surprised that this forum is so active.
Being a Tsonga fan or a Simon fan seems easier but I can't help it, I prefer Gasquet.
Do you guys have any idea?
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Old 09-09-2009, 09:06 PM   #2
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Okay so I do not know if it worth a new thread but I keep asking myself this question: Why other musketeers forums like tsonga and monfils are not more popular than this one?
I mean those two seems much more charismatics and Gasquet has a very bad reputation(at least in France)and image comparing to others french tennis players.
I really love Gasquet, his game and his personnality but I always thought I was more interested in weirdos so I am quite surprised that this forum is so active.
Being a Tsonga fan or a Simon fan seems easier but I can't help it, I prefer Gasquet.
Do you guys have any idea?
Are you saying that Gasquet is a weirdo?
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Old 09-09-2009, 09:07 PM   #3
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Well I don't know about his reputation in France as I'm not French but I saw his backhand and that was it for me. His creativity too. He can be a really good shot maker and in these days where the tour lacks variety I think he is really needed.
Yes... the backhand did it for me too...
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Maybe not a weirdo but unpopular. I do not read a lot of positive articles about him.
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Maybe not a weirdo but unpopular. I do not read a lot of positive articles about him.
Bless him, he probably has a tough time in his own country.
Overall, I appreciate his game and talent. His backhand is divine, to say the least.
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Old 09-09-2009, 09:31 PM   #6
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4 Reasons

1 - SEXY

2 - SEXY

3 - SEXY

4 - Slight possibility he might be on my team however it seems not now
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backhand, sexy, cute , i simply love him
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backhand I'm more interested in his backside
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Default Re: Why do you(we) like Gasquet?

for me its the backhand too and his creativity, plus i still believe that Richie hasnt maximized all his potentials and talent yet and im always looking forward to the day he will.
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I'm Australian, so I love an underdog, his backhand is a thing of beauty, he's terribly sexy, he's shy and quite reserved, people accuse him of being lazy or lacking the head game and then he goes and plays an epic against Gonzales and the first time I ever saw him was when he played Mathieu at the Sydney International (I've forgotten the year.. I get so confused with summers because of the year changover in the middle over here.. aaaanyway) he hit a backhand winner down the line, Mathieu just stood there, looking like there was absolutely nothing he could have done, and Richie, cool as anything just puts his hand up as if to say, "sorry..!". Mathieu laughed, the crowd laughed and Richie turned to the side of the crowd I was sitting on and gave us the biggest, sexiest smile I've ever seen from him. I never forgot his name after that, and I've been dragging my parents and friends around the courts to find him ever since.
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Because he did this



and then almost did the same thing a year later

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Emilie, i was just wondering, why is Richard unpopular or has a bad reputation in France? Is it because of the coke issue or even before that?
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For a lot of reason:
Because he loses matches people believe he should win. He has the image of a a very introvert person without a strong character.
Especially people in france critize his interviews, the way he speak and the fact that he is negative: journalist says that he is not a champion in his attitude. People do not see him as a fighter.
In France at least, people like winners or players with an extravert attitude like Monfils or Tsonga, showmen.
Also and that's the worst for him: french tennis fan have been told that he will be the future federer by the media and they reproach him that( even if he is not responsible for that).
For example, journalists always repeat a legend: that Richard when he was a junior was beating(even destroying) Nadal very easily. Well that's totally untrue!! Gasquet faced Nadal only once when they were young(before being professionals) and Richard beat him but not easily at all!! It was very tight between them they compare them now of course which is very cruel!
I hate to read this because they always make the remark: Can you believe that Gasquet was destroying NAdal when they were juniors! And now look their different situation! blabla
well it is very hard to be a gasquet fan in France
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Oh, i see.. it must be difficult for him knowing that he has a lot of critics in his own country. I was under the impression before that French tennis fans adore him, must be the media hype here in the US. On the bright side, he did gain a lot of fans worldwide.

I really think he has what it takes to be the next Federer, we (his fans) should just be patient and give him time.

Thank you Emilie for explaining to us Richie's situation in France. Good thread too.
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Because he did this



and then almost did the same thing a year later

couldn't have said it better myself

I am a huge fan of tennis, I play all the time and of course love watching it, so I really enjoy someone who plays an exciting game, and his backhand is exciting. Plus I reckon he is a nice guy
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