Before each day's play at Wimbledon, we'll preview and predict three must-see matches.
The 31-year-old Frenchman and the 30-year-old Californian have been on tour together for more than a decade, but they’ve met just twice, on clay in 2007 and on a hard court in Washington, D.C., in 2016. Monfils won both times, but grass could make this one a different story. Monfils has never been past the third round at Wimbledon, while Querrey has reached the semifinals and quarterfinals the last two years, upsetting Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic along the way. Monfils is the more varied, talented, and athletic of the two, a combination that usually pays dividends on turf. Judging by their history at this event, though, Querrey’s meat-and-potatoes, keep-it-simple, serve-forehand attack will prove the more reliable bet. Winner: Querrey
Wild Wimbledon—where we stand after two rounds of carnage: