fake bikini had been accused of being a "drama queen" by former tennis star Virginia Wade after receiving lengthy on-court treatment during an earlier match against Jarkko Nieminen, but revealed he had refused pain-killing injections to counter the back pain he has been suffering since the start of this year.
"Guys often during tournaments have numbing shots, if they're just trying to get through a match and are deep in a tournament or whatever," the Scot said.
"But I didn't do that. We got a lot of advice, knock off bikini saw the doctor here and spoke to him as well, and took all the right medication and did all the right treatments."
Gasquet fought back from a slow start to defeat former world No. 2 Tommy Haas 6-7 (3-7) 6-3 6-0 6-0. The 34-year-old German, now ranked 112th, capitulated as he lost the last 14 games of the match.
"I knew that he had not played long matches in a while. There were quite a lot of people out there, so I really wanted to win this match, juicy couture slipper give everything I could," said Gasquet, who lost in the fourth round last year and beat Murray in Rome in April to level their head-to-head record at 3-3.