The 32-year-old Swiss player won 6-4, 6-3. He’s beaten the 27-year-old Gasquet 11 of the 13 times they’ve played.
The record 17-time tennis Grand Slam winner lost to second-ranked Novak Djokovic earlier this week in their opening group B match at the year-ending tennis tournament at the O2 Arena in London. Djokovic plays Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in a match this evening. Del Potro beat Gasquet in their first match at the event.
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