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Gilles Simon© ATP
  • Nationality: FRA (France)
  • Birthdate: December 27, 1984
  • Age: 33 years old
  • Birthplace: Nice, France
  • Residence: Neuchatel, Switzerland
  • Turned Pro: 2002
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Coach: Jan De Witt
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Latest News, articles and information:

  • 2018 US Open Seeds: French Champs Halep, Nadal No. 1s; Serena Gets Bump
  • afternoon. Plus, two former champions Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray are among the many dangerous floaters. In the women's draw, Simona Halep will be the top seed at the US Open for a first time. The Romanian cannot lose her No. 1 ranking at the event. The top 4 women's see...
  • 2018-08-21
  • Halep Finally Runs Out of Gas as Bertens Claims WTA Cincinnati Title
  • Bertens won the biggest title of her career on Sunday, fighting off a match point and upsetting world No. 1 Simona Halep 2-6, 7-6(6), 6-2 in the final of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati. Bertens derailed history as Halep was trying to become the first player t...
  • 2018-08-19
  • Roger Federer v Novak Djokovic Meet In The Cincinnati Final; Who's The Pick?
  • best tennis of the week. And perhaps that will happen. ESPN2 will have the men's final live at 4pm ET after the women's final between Simona Halep and Kiki Bertens at 2pm. ...
  • 2018-08-19
  • Federer Weathers Warwinka; Djokovic Stays Alive In Cincinnati Title Hunt
  • (CZE) vs Kiki Bertens (NED) Not Before 2:00 pm ATP - [10] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs [7] Marin Cilic (CRO) Not Before 4:00 pm WTA - [1] Simona Halep (ROM) vs Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) Not Before 7:00 pm ATP - [11] David Goffin (BEL) vs [2] Roger Federer (SUI) WTA Doubles Final ...
  • 2018-08-18
  • Ironwoman Halep, Kvitova Into WTA Cincinnati Semis
  • Simona Halep, the ironwoman of the WTA tour over the last couple weeks, won two matches on Friday to move into the semifinals at the Western & Southern Open. The Romanian beat No. 15 Ashleigh Barty 7-5, 6-4 earlier in the day, then in the evening beat the Ukraine'...
  • 2018-08-17
  • 3 Top-10 Seeds Lose, Rains Force Halep to Double-Up Friday at WTA Cincinnati
  • things, closing out the set, I played solid, and that was important." Winners catching up in second-round play were world No. 1 Simona Halep coming from a set down to beat qualifier Ajla Tomljanovic 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, and American teen wildcard Amanda Anisimova topping Croat q...
  • 2018-08-17
  • Roger Federer Interview - Miami, Apr 1
  • it been as perfect as I wanted it to be getting into the semis? I knew there were some doubts after all getting through the match with Simon, Rochus, a match with Monaco, extremely hot.  I'm not saying that Rafa didn't have    I don't know how his matches have been, but he ju...
  • 2011-04-02
  • Roger Federer Interview - Australian Open, Jan 23
  • what I was doing and where I was staying actually, but it was a good time.Q. We're one week on the way now. You had a scare against Gilles Simon. Now you're in the quarterfinals. Are you satisfied with the way things are going now?ROGER FEDERER: Yes, I'm satisfied. I'm still in the t...
  • 2011-01-23
  • More...
  • Federer Faces Simon Test Tonight; Top Seeds Breeze at Australian Open
  • Murray Retires In Rome; Federer v Simon, Nadal v Gulbis Thursday
  • Agitated Federer Unravels in Toronto First Round Loss to Simon
  • Frenchmen Tsonga, Monfils, Simon Advance in Rio; Djokovic, Nadal And Murray Sunday
  • Fognini Ends Nadal's Rio Run; Simon v Monfils In Marseille Finale; Young Seeks First Title In Delray
  • Federer Survives Simon Scare on Crazy Day at Australian Open

  • Recent fan comments for Gilles Simon:


    Gilles' knee injury forced him to retire from his R3 in USO. Doctor's order to rest for 3 weeks so he's off the DC team. He will be back for Asian season. Tons of points to defend the next 2 mths. Even though I do not think he can defend them because the knee continue to be a problem, it is not going to heal without a long duration of rest (couple of months), that will make it hard for him to get deep into tournaments. Nevertheless, rest well and come back strong. Allez Gilles.

    Posted on August 31, 2009 at 22:50 ET


    I love u so much gilles
    i was so sorry that u have injury
    hope to you sucess forever and ever
    but i wanna know more about ur personal life
    hobbies,friends,favourite food,favourite music,your family,and if you have girlfriend
    i wish that anyone answer me:)

    Posted on September 9, 2009 at 11:57 ET


    I'm so sorry because you lost your match and I'm so optimistc in you to be the xhampion in the next tour
    love you

    Posted on May 31, 2009 at 08:01 ET


    Hi Simon. You were fantastic at the Oz Tournament 09. Quite a interesting match as you played mostly accurately. Take care and all the best ...(june24.09)

    Posted on June 4, 2009 at 05:32 ET


    j'amie toi tres beaucoupe
    i am the biggest fan for uoy you are number 1 in my hart
    i love you

    Posted on June 3, 2009 at 06:26 ET


    I don't think so that he's small

    Posted on May 4, 2009 at 20:11 ET


    HOT HOT HOT, i like him

    Posted on May 4, 2009 at 20:09 ET


    Hot and dashing! my no.1!!!

    Posted on April 9, 2009 at 00:45 ET


    je voudrais dire que Gilles Simon est tres chaud!

    Posted on February 1, 2009 at 03:21 ET


    "[Gilles] Simon had a slow start to his career, but broke out in 2007 before reaching the top 10 last year after beating the top 2 in the world; Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer" n-open-preview

    Posted on December 31, 2008 at 11:06 ET


    the next number one!!!!!

    Posted on December 2, 2008 at 19:19 ET


    you and novak are my favourite tennis player!:)

    Posted on November 7, 2008 at 05:28 ET


    very very hot

    Posted on November 7, 2008 at 05:25 ET

    BOUQUET Marc

    Flicitations pour le fabuleux match d'ouverture
    contre FED.
    Moi petit 30/5 de 62 ans, je suis TOTALEMENT
    bluff par ta couverture de terrain !!!
    MAGIQUE !!!!
    La prparation : en quoi a consiste ????


    Posted on November 2, 2008 at 05:38 ET


    Congratulations on winning Indy 2008! Hope to see more winning matches from you during the US Open Tour.

    Posted on June 30, 2008 at 12:28 ET



    Posted on January 8, 2008 at 17:11 ET

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