Richard Gasquet, the world number 10, raised hopes of a climb towards the top five during 2013 with a gutsy fightback which carried him from the brink of defeat to the Qatar Open title on Saturday.
France's Richard Gasquet serves to Russia's Nikolay Davydenko during their final tennis match of the Qatar Open tournament in Doha on January 5, 2013. Gasquet, the world number 10, raised hopes of a climb towards the top five during 2013 with a 4-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 victory.
The second-seeded Frenchman snatched an improbable 3-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 victory over Nikolay Davydenko, the unseeded Russian, who led by a set and a break of serve and seemed to be heading towards a notable triumph when he had points for 5-2 with a double break of serve in the second set.
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