Gasquet pulls out of Monte Carlo following COVID-19 related complications

France’s Richard Gasquet announced he was pulling out of Monte Carlo Masters because of “complications related to COVID-19.”

Richard Gasquet in action during the Qatar Open in March, 2021.   -  Getty Images

Frenchman Richard Gasquet said on Friday that he was pulling out of next week's Monte Carlo Masters because of “complications related to COVID-19.”

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The World No. 49, who reached the semifinals of the claycourt Masters in 2005, has had a tough start to the season, notably not being able to take part in the Australian Open because of a foot injury. Gasquet, who made the announcement on Instagram, has only won two matches this year on the main tour.

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