Two corps of the French Sixth
Army went into the attack astride the Somme river on the British right wing.
The French sixth
seed got off to a shaky start but, backed by the Philippe Chatrier court's partisan crowd, clawed his way back into the contest to eventually prevail 6-7 3-6 6-3 6-2, 6-2.
Gasquet, the French sixth
seed, dispatched the Valencia resident with a 6-3, 7-5 win at the Centre Court yesterday.
Joffre's revised plan also called for the newly assembled French Sixth
Army in Paris to be ready for a quick counterstroke.
Matosevic, who lost to Roger Federer in Brisbane, will next face Ukraine qualifier Sergiy Stakhovsky, who ousted French sixth
seed Julien Benneteau 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday.
With his brigade headquarters collocated with the French Sixth
Army air headquarters, Mitchell learned how to integrate multinational airpower in a large operation.
seed Tsonga quit his match with Latvia's Ernests Gulbis with a knee injury at the end of the third set.
seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, a semi-finalist in the last two years, plays another Belgian in David Goffin while arguably the most attractive of the first-round matches sees 11th seed Stanislas Wawrinka take on former champion Lleyton Hewitt.
Elsewhere in the men's event, French sixth
seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who is looking to become the first home player to win the men's title since Yannick Noah in 1983, started confidently enough with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia.
The Scot cruised to a 6-2 6-4 victory to set up a lasteight encounter with either French sixth
seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga or Croatia's Marin Cilic, who is seeded ninth.
Murray broke Seppi in the first game and cruised to a 6-2 6-4 victory to set up a last-eight clash with either French sixth
seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga or Marin Cilic.
The X-Y-X system came out of the so called French sixth
chord which is two major thirds separated by a whole step and its inversion two major seconds separated by a major third.