Injured Richard Gasquet to miss Davis Cup quarter-final tie against Germany

World No.11 Richard Gasquet of France has pulled out of Davis Cup quarter-final tie against Germany due to a back injury.

updated: April 01, 2014 11:46 IST
  • Total Shares

Paris: Richard Gasquet has withdrawn from the French Davis Cup team to take on Germany in a quarter-final tie in Nancy this weekend due to a painful back, the French Tennis Federation announced on Monday.

Ranked 11th in the world, Gasquet has been suffering from sciatic nerve pain and needs to rest for at least eight days, the federation said in a press release.

Team captain Arnaud Clement has called up two players to replace him - Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Michael Llodra. They will join up with Jo Wilfried Tsonga, Gael Monfils, and Julien Benneteau.

Show Full Article
  • Tennis