ATP Auckland: Richard Gasquet hits an amazing backhand against David Goffin

The French champion delights the crowd with a great play


by LORENZO CIOTTI

ATP Auckland: Richard Gasquet hits an amazing backhand against David Goffin

It was probably the match of the tournament in ATP tournament in Auckland: the one between the Frenchman Richard Gasquet and the Belgian David Goffin offered many ideas and great plays, showing the great talent of both tennis players.

The match then ended in favor of the French tennis player in the third set, with the final score of 1-6 6-1 6-1.

Richard Gasquet hits an amazing backhand against David Goffin

After a first set dominated by the Belgian, the transalpine then returned with vigor and settled it with the same scores.

The former number 7 in the world advances to the semifinals of the 250 where he will meet his compatriot Constant Lestienne, who in turn beat Laslo Djere. If in the past few hours we have seen Goffin's splendid passer, now let's enjoy an equally beautiful play, a Gasquet trademark, the one-handed backhand, which left no way out for the number 53.

Below the amazing backhand hit by Gasquet:

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