Richard reached the quarter finals by defeating US Open champion Marin Cilic 7-5 6-3, but his run was stopped by Andy Murray. Richard lost 6-4 1-6 4-6. His next tournament are the US OPen.
Richard was the king of saving break balls in the first set against Cilic. Pressured in almost every service game, he hold his nerve and took the first opportunity which opened up for him. After having won the first set, things became easier and a single break was enough to seal a well - deserved 7-5 6-3 victory.
In the quarterfinals, Richard played a sold first set against an error prone Murray. One break and 15 winners with only 5 errors looked very promising. But Richard lost the plot and conceded the second set 1-6. Richard could rebreak after Murray broke him for 1-2*in the final set, but when he lost his serve at 4 all, the match was over.