Diego schwartzman has a rival for his debut in the Paris Masters 1000: it’s about French Richard Gasquet, who in the first round defeated Taylor Fritz. Despite being a favorite by ranking, the Argentine has a thorn: he could never beat the Frenchman in the past.
In three clashes, Schwartzman couldn’t even beat a set Gasket. Their first duel was in Antwerp (Belgium) in 2016 and the triumph of Richard it was for 7-6 (4) and 6-1. Two years later, in Monte Carlo the largest victory would be given: 6-2 and 6-1Last year was the last time they played, in the Cincinnati Masters 1000. The first set was 7-6 (6) and the second 6-3.
Schwartzman it is played in the Masters 1000 from Paris your chance to qualify ATP Finals Y he will start to score points if he beats Gasquet, since in 2019 the Peque lost in the second round. Despite the unfavorable record, the Argentine has been breaking records in 2020, such as reaching the semifinals of a Grand Slam, beating Rafael Nadal for the first time, reaching a Masters 1000 final and getting into the Top 10 of the ATP.