Richard is safely through the first round in Gstaad. He defeated Ramirez-Hidalgo 6-3, 6-4.
In the second round Richard will face Kristof Vliegen. The match is scheduled to start not before 5.30pm (local time) on Centre Court on Thursday.
See Thursday's order of play here
Richard played a strong match today, delivering nine aces. He also played good tennis on break points and capitalised on the big points on his opponent's serve.