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Gilles Simon© ATP
  • Nationality: FRA (France )
  • Birthdate: December 27, 1984
  • Birthplace: Nice, France
  • Residence: Neuchatel, Switzerland
  • Turned Pro: 2002
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Coach: Jan De Witt
  • 2013 Final Ranking: 19
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  • Tight Serena Leads U.S. Women's Surge at French Open; Muguruza vs. Kuzy on Sunday
  • beat Karin Knapp 6-1, 6-1. Matches to look for on Sunday at Roland Garros are (4) Garbine Muguruza vs. (13) Svetlana Kuznetsova, (6) Simona Halep vs. (21) Sam Stosur, (25) Irina-Camelia Begu vs. Shelby Rogers, and (2) Aggie Radwanska vs. Tsvetana Pironkova. ...
  • 2016-05-28
  • Kvitova, Stephens Make Ugly Exits at French Open; Williams Sisters Saturday
  • a really good step up again in level. That's probably as good as I have played here for many years," said Stosur, who will next face No. 6 Simona Halep, who on Friday was a 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 winner over Japan's Naomi Osaka. Stosur only won two games off Halep weeks ago in Madrid. "I'm no...
  • 2016-05-27
  • Andy Murray Has Short Day, Lines Up John Isner Next at French Open; Djokovic, Tsonga Saturday
  • that I did today was pretty high-level," said Wawrinka, who will next face No. 22 Viktor Troicki, who on Friday beat No. 16 Gilles Simon in straight sets. "The last time I played [Troicki] on clay was a three-hour match in Belgrade [in 2010]. He's a player who plays well. He ...
  • 2016-05-27
  • Djokovic, Nadal Win Easy; Marathon Man Murray Up Friday at French Open, Krygios-Gasquet
  • (AUS)[17] vs. Richard Gasquet (FRA)[9] Jeremy Chardy (FRA)[30] vs. Stan Wawrinka (SUI)[3] Suzanne-Lenglen Court 11:00 AM Start Simona Halep (ROU)[6] vs. Naomi Osaka (JPN) Ivo Karlovic (CRO)[27] vs. Andy Murray (GBR)[2] Barbora Strycova (CZE)[30] vs. Agnieszka Radwanska ...
  • 2016-05-26
  • Serena, Venus Up Thursday at French Open; Muguruza Mows French Wildcard
  • easy time with France's Caroline Garcia 6-2, 6-4, No. 4 Garbine Muguruza dominating French wildcard Myrtille Georges 6-2, 6-0, No. 6 Simona Halep navigating a gritty Zarina Diyas 7-6(5), 6-2, and No. 10 Petra Kvitova handling Taipei's Hsieh Su-Wei 6-4, 6-1. "I think I play r...
  • 2016-05-25
  • Murray Muddles Through Again in 5 At French Open! Djokovic, Nadal On Thursday
  • four, and Slovak Andrej Martin surprising No. 29 Lucas Pouille in straights. Other seeded winners were No. 15 John Isner, No. 16 Gilles Simon who edged Guido Pella from two sets down, No. 17 Nick Kyrgios, No. 22 Viktor Troicki, and No. 23 Jack Sock. In the third round the seeds...
  • 2016-05-25
  • 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
  • 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
  • Djokovic v Isner, Murray v Berdych: Miami SF Picks And Pans; Serena Too Strong For Simona


  • Recent fan comments for Gilles Simon:


    Jen
    Says:

    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



    patrichia
    Says:

    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



    Nour
    Says:

    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



    Octagon
    Says:

    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



    Nour
    Says:

    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



    Mark
    Says:

    I don't think so that he's small

    Posted on May 4, 2009 at 20:11 ET



    Troy
    Says:

    HOT HOT HOT, i like him

    Posted on May 4, 2009 at 20:09 ET



    celine
    Says:

    Hot and dashing! my no.1!!!

    Posted on April 9, 2009 at 00:45 ET



    sophie
    Says:

    je voudrais dire que Gilles Simon est tres chaud!

    Posted on February 1, 2009 at 03:21 ET



    Matt
    Says:

    "[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"

    www.premiershiptips.com/tennis-tips/chris-guccione-v-gilles-simon-australia n-open-preview

    Posted on December 31, 2008 at 11:06 ET



    forhere
    Says:

    the next number one!!!!!

    Posted on December 2, 2008 at 19:19 ET



    neda
    Says:

    you and novak are my favourite tennis player!:)


    Posted on November 7, 2008 at 05:28 ET



    noyes
    Says:

    very very hot

    Posted on November 7, 2008 at 05:25 ET



    BOUQUET Marc
    Says:

    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 ????

    Marc

    Posted on November 2, 2008 at 05:38 ET



    Rick
    Says:

    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



    Jaques
    Says:

    HOT

    Posted on January 8, 2008 at 17:11 ET



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