Originally Posted by shaysrebelII
I think the 3rd option states it perfectly. Richie's fans blame him for a lot of his shortcomings (justifiably so, imo), but it's not his fault he was born at the wrong time for players with his playstyle.
Gasquet's strokes wouldn't even be possible with wooden racquets though. He has played a heavy topspin grinding game way behind the baseline for years now. His strokes are incredibly wristy and have a lot of action on them both forehand and backhand. With a wooden racquet that is shank city.