Roger Federer lost to Frenchman Richard Gasquet for the first time when they played each other in 2005, but from 18 to 18 against his familiar foil, including victories in the last 10 matches.
They face off again on Thursday in the second round of Wimbledon. Federer was in danger in the first round, but advanced when his opponent withdrew with a knee injury.
Daniil Medvedev, who plays wild card Carlos Alcaraz, is also in the men’s schedule. American Olympian Marcos Girona faces number 14 Hubert Hurkach.
On the women’s side, the highest-ranked Ash Barty will be the first at Center Court to play Anna Blinkova, the 2015 Wimbledon singles runner-up.
Seventeen-year-old American Coca Gaff opposes Elena Vesnina in another game at Center Court. Alexandra Sasnovich, who advanced when Serena Williams had to retire, plays Nao Hibino.
THE FOURTH FORECAST
Cloudy. High from 73 degrees Fahrenheit (23 degrees Celsius).
Cloudy. High from 65 degrees Fahrenheit (18 degrees Celsius).