I did this Biofile with Richard in 2008 in the U.S. Open locker room.Height/Weight: 6-foot-1, 165 pounds.Born on: June 18, 1986 in Beziers, France.Childhood Hero: "Zidane from France, football, you know?"Tennis Inspiration: "The pleasure of playing, to hit the ball. There is pleasure and joy hitting the beautiful strokes."Hobbies/Interests: "I like to be with friends in Paris. Because I am always in tournaments. And I like to be in Paris with my friends, to go out with them. To be in Paris to see my family. Sports I like football, rugby and golf."Favorite Film: "Gladiator."Musical Tastes: "I like everything in music, Coldplay."First Job: "No, just tennis."Early Tennis Memory: "My first tournament in ATP, it was in Monte Carlo (2002) and I won against (Franco) Squillari. My first ATP tournament. I was very surprised to be in the second round, to win him, he was 50 in the world. So it was incredible to me. I was 16 (actually 15 and 10 months). It was amazing."Favorite Meal: "I like pizza."Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: "Vanilla."Pre-Match Feeling: "To do my best in every match. I don't feel a lot of pressure. I want to do my best before every match and during the match. To have success it is necessary to think about nothing else but the tennis."Greatest Sports Moment: "So far, definitely winning three years ago in Monte Carlo, to win against number one in the world (Gasqueat beat Roger Federer, 6-7(1), 6-2, 7-6(8)). It was my best memory."Most Painful Moment: "Playing badly in front of large crowds. Ah, my worst — U.S. Open (2004), disqualification in qualies. It was my worst match."Favorite Tournament: "Roland Garros."Closest Tennis Friends: "All French players. All French — Monfils, Mathieu, all French players."Funniest Players Encountered: "Monfils is funny. Michael Llodra. Oh, he's the funniest guy on the Tour, of course. He's mad. He can do everything. In Key Biscayne he was nude in the locker [smiles]. He's mad, really mad."Toughest Competitors: "I think Nadal, Federer, Safin, Hewitt, Roddick, the best players in the world."Embarrassing Tennis Memory: "Embarrassing? Nothing embarrassing. Everything good. Maybe when I play with my coach and I broke his — he was at the net and I bruised him over the left eye. I hit a backhand off the top of the net and it went right into his face."Favorite Vacation Spot: "In Paris, and in south of France. I was born in south of France but now I live in Paris. On holiday I like to go in south of France."Favorite Athletes To Watch: "Technical players in soccer. Zidane. (Tennis?) Federer and Safin. (Boxing?) No. (Golf?) No. (Track and field?) Yeah, a little. But I prefer a game with a ball."People Qualities Most Admired: "Honesty, sincerity."