Richard Gasquet pulls out of Monte Carlo due to back injury



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Richard Gasquet pulls out of Monte Carlo due to back injury

Tennis - French no. 1 player Richard Gasquet has pulled out of the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters Series event which starts next week in Monaco. Gasquet has a back injury which has caused him to pull out of the tournament, the organizers announced on Saturday.

Gasquet is currently ranked no. 10 in the world and has been a popular favourite in the French principality. He has a 13-7 record on the tour this year. The Frenchman did meet with the press as well a few minutes ago and said he was not sure when he will be back but that he has also pulled out of the ATP event in Barcelona. He will be taking an injection for his back as well.