Richard is seeded number 4 at this week's Medibank International in Sydney. As he continues on his comeback road, while also preparing for the Australian Open, Richard's first test of the week will be against Russia's Igor Andreev.
Order of play update Gasquet vs. Andreev is first on Court 2 at 11.00am (local time) on Tuesday.
Richard and Andreev split their previous meetings. Andreev won a close encounter (7-6, 7-6) at Queen's in 2004, while Richard's victory over Andreev came last year in the Davis Cup quarterfinals, where Richard won in straight sets.
Visit the Medibank International website for the full singles draw.
Richard is not playing doubles in Sydney.
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