Gasquet 6-4 6-3 6-1 Tomic. Game, set and match. Gasquet marches to a sterling victory in New York. With one of the most gorgeous performances of the week thus far, he tears through Tomic to book his place in the fourth round.
Bernard Tomic - Richard Gasquet
US Open men - 5 September 2015
US Open – Follow the Tennis match between Bernard Tomic and Richard Gasquet live with Eurosport. The match starts at 16:00 on 5 September 2015. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.
Head-to-head: see historical stats and visit our detailed profiles for Bernard Tomic vs Richard Gasquet. Get all the latest on Tennis: fixtures, results and tables.
Gasquet 6-4 6-3 4-1 Tomic. It was coming. Everyone, including Tomic himself, could see the Gasquet break coming. For once, the Frenchman actually lives up to expectations and slices through the Australian. Make no mistake, this is some brutal and dominant tennis from the Frenchman. He quickly backs up the break and looks so close to another slam second week.
Gasquet 6-4 6-3 2-1 Tomic. Gasquet is still rocking it. No break thus far, but the Frenchman continues to confidently hold and keep his neck well out in front. There's always the chance of a Gasquet collapse. Always. But the Frenchman is looking majestic thus far.
Gasquet 6-4 6-3 Tomic. Set! Sick of waiting for another service game to come around, Gasquet pounces with aplomb. The Frenchman tears through the Tomic service game, unleashing sickly sweet backhand after backhand to collect a handsome two set lead.
Gasquet 6-4 5-3 Tomic. Gasquet continues to pile the hurt on, swiftly ploughing through service game after service game. He seals off one such service game with a brilliant crosscourt backhand, and he slips to the net to finish it off.
Gasquet 6-4 3-2 Tomic. Gasquet continues to lay on the hurt to his opponent across the net, flitting through yet another great hold and playing with such confidence and liberation. Tomic keeps close behind on the scoreboard with a good hold, but he knows his current level is far behind.
Gasquet 6-4 2-1 Tomic. No problems out on Grandstand for Mr Gasquet. Once again, he Usain Bolts to yet another quick hold, consolidating the break before Tomic can even think about getting it back. Tomic responds with a hold of his own, but he's still far away at the moment.
Gasquet 6-4 1-0 Tomic. No rest for the wicked, Gasquet immediately opens up set two with another roving attack. The Frenchman decimates the Tomic serve, again slipping in a couple of brilliant backhands down the line, and his reward is a set and a break lead.
Gasquet 6-4 Tomic. Set! Gasquet powers through another quick service game, connecting with big first serves and cleaning up with his backhand down the line when the ball is in play. A brilliant performance from the Frenchman so far, and a fully justified score.
Gasquet 5-3 Tomic. A couple more easy games for both Gasquet and Tomic. When they hold, they're holding with speed and efficiency. In the blink of an eye, Tomic is serving to stay in the first set.
Gasquet 4-2 Tomic. Easy does it for Gasquet. The Frenchman continues his uber aggressive start, completely outmatching Tomic off the ground behind some solid serving to bring daylight between the two.
Gasquet 3-2 Tomic. First blood to Gasquet, and there's a lot of it. The Frenchman takes control of the return, forcing Tomic on the run from the first ball and stealing into the net at every opportunity. In related news, he takes his first break.
Gasquet 2-2 Tomic. No problems for Gasquet out here, The Frenchman easily matches the quick tempo of the Aussie's service games, slamming down a rapid hold of his own to level things up.
Gasquet 1-2 Tomic. Another rapid hold for Tomic and he moves ahead again. The Aussie is a first serve specialist, landing so many in the court.
Gasquet 1-1 Tomic. With a slick, trademark crosscourt backhand followed by a cunning dropshot, Gasquet quickly levels the match up. This will be the menu of the day for the Frenchman – get his opponent on the run at every opportunity. If he can do so, he'll love his chances.
Gasquet 0-1 Tomic. Efficient and quick between points as always, Tomic begins his day by flitting through his opening service game. Some big serving, and he immediately puts a number next to his name on the scoreboard.