Posted January 04, 2013 on AP on Fox

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 16: Richard Gasquet of France plays a forehand in his men's final against Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus during day seven of the 2010 Medibank International at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on January 16, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Richard Gasquet won the Qatar Open for his eight career title on Saturday, coming from a set down to beat Nikolay Davydenko 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Having pulled out of the Sydney tournament because of elbow trouble, Gasquet said he will be ready for the Australian Open. The win in Qatar will give him a much-needed boost. ''I'm really happy with the way I won,'' he said. ''I'm confident. When you're winning a tournament like that, it's perfect. I played a lot, so for sure I will be ready for Melbourne.'' Davydenko, who struggled with injuries last season, called for the trainer early in the third set for treatment on his hip. In the end, Davydenko blamed his conditioning for the defeat. ''He beat me physically,'' he said. ''He runs very well.'' Davydenko led 3-0 in the first set against the 10th-ranked Gasquet, hitting a slew of forehand and backhand winners that kept Gasquet well beyond the baseline and helped neutralize his net play. In the second set, the 44th-ranked Davydenko s...
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