Gilles Simon

Born: December 27, 1984 (age 32)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Nice, France
Nationality: France French

Current Rank (Nov 6): No. 89 (610 points)
Gilles Simon celebrates after defeating Sam Querrey during their third round match of the French Open on May 31, 2013
Sports Mole has 270 articles about Gilles Simon. Articles 1 to 40:
Kyle Edmund of Great Britain serves during previews ahead of the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie between Croatia and Great Britain at Stadion Stella Maris on September 12, 2013
Result: Gilles Simon denies Kyle Edmund at Lyon Open
British number two Kyle Edmund loses in three sets to Gilles Simon in the Lyon Open second round.
May 24, 17:08
Kyle Edmund celebrates winning a point during his first-round match against Gilles Simon at Queen's on June 15, 2016
Result: Kyle Edmund sets up last-16 clash with Gilles Simon in Lyon
British number two Kyle Edmund is through to the last 16 of the Lyon Open with a three-set victory over Thiago Monteiro.
May 23, 17:41
Kyle Edmund celebrates winning a point during his first-round match against Gilles Simon at Queen's on June 15, 2016
Kyle Edmund to open Great Britain's Davis Cup tie in France
Kyle Edmund will play the opening singles rubber for Great Britain when they begin their Davis Cup quarter-final with France on Friday.
Apr 6, 12:08
McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier looks on in the paddock during day one of Formula One testing at Yas Marina Circuit on November 25, 2014
Eric Boullier not sure Fernando Alonso to stay in 2018
Eric Boullier admits that he is not sure Fernando Alonso will stay with McLaren-Honda beyond the end of 2017.
Mar 6, 08:13
Tomas 'let's go' Berdych in action during the second round of the French Open on May 26, 2016
Result: Tomas Berdych keeps London hopes alive with win at Paris Masters
Tomas Berdych keeps his hopes of reaching the ATP Tour Finals alive with a three-set win over Joao Sousa at the Paris Masters.
Nov 1, 16:15
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Result: Andy Murray battles past Gilles Simon to reach Erste Bank Open quarter-finals
Andy Murray battles into the quarter-finals of the Erste Bank Open with a three-set win over Gilles Simon.
Oct 27, 20:53
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Result: Andy Murray breezes through to Shanghai Masters final
Andy Murray is through to the final of the Shanghai Masters following a straight-sets victory over Gilles Simon.
Oct 15, 15:06
Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts against Nick Kyrgios of Australia during their Men's Singles First Round match on day two of the 2015 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Chris
Result: Andy Murray cruises through to US Open third round
Andy Murray storms into the third round of the US Open with a straight-sets victory over Marcel Granollers.
Sep 1, 20:37
Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov celebrates beating Argentina's Federico Delbonis during their men's singles first round match on day one of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 29, 2015
Result: Grigor Dimitrov overcomes Gilles Simon to reach last 32 at Wimbledon
Former semi-finalist Grigor Dimitrov beats 16th seed Gilles Simon in four sets to reach the Wimbledon third round.
Jun 30, 17:45
France's Gilles Simon reacts against France's Gael Monfils during their men's singles third round match on day six of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 4, 2015
Result: Gilles Simon comes through Janko Tipsarevic test at Wimbledon
Gilles Simon is through to the Wimbledon second round after overturning an early deficit to beat Janko Tipsarevic.
Jun 27, 17:00
Kyle Edmund in action against Nikoloz Basilashvili on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2016
Kyle Edmund makes Queen's quarter-finals after Paul-Henri Mathieu withdrawal
British number three Kyle Edmund is through to the Queen's quarter-finals after Paul-Henri Mathieu pulled out ahead of their second-round clash.
Jun 16, 11:08
Kyle Edmund celebrates winning a point during his first-round match against Gilles Simon at Queen's on June 15, 2016
Result: Kyle Edmund battles past Gilles Simon at Queen's
British number three Kyle Edmund beats Gilles Simon in three sets to progress through to the last 16 at Queen's.
Jun 15, 14:20
Serbia's Viktor Troicki reacts after beating Germany's Dustin Brown during their men's singles third round match on day six of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 4, 2015
Result: Viktor Troicki removes Gilles Simon in third round of French Open
Viktor Troicki eases into the fourth round of the French Open with a straight-sets win over Gilles Simon.
May 27, 19:37
Gilles Simon in action at the French Open on May 25, 2016
Result: Gilles Simon ousts Guido Pella in French Open thriller
Guido Pella lets a two-set lead slip through his grasp in a 6-4 6-1 5-7 6-7(4) 4-6 defeat at the hands of Gilles Simon at the French Open.
May 25, 18:33
Gilles Simon returns the ball to Rogerio Dutra Silva at the French Open in Paris on May 23, 2016
Result: Gilles Simon through to second round of French Open
Gilles Simon progresses into the second round of the French Open with a straight-sets win over Rogerio Dutra Silva.
May 23, 18:14
Andy Murray shows his emotions against Gilles Simon in their third-round match during day six of the Mutua Madrid Open on May 5, 2016
Result: Andy Murray makes light work of Gilles Simon at Mutua Madrid Open
Andy Murray eases into the quarter-finals of the Mutua Madrid Open with a 6-4 6-2 win over France's world number 18 Gilles Simon.
May 5, 12:58
Andy Murray during his three-set victory against Radek Stepanek in their second round match during day four of the Mutua Madrid Open on May 3, 2016
Result: Andy Murray outlasts Radek Stepanek in Madrid opener
Andy Murray overcomes the challenge of Radek Stepanek 7-6(3) 3-6 6-1 in the second round of the Mutua Madrid Open.
May 3, 21:55
Rafael Nadal in action at the Monte Carlo Masters on April 13, 2016
Result: Rafael Nadal into Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals
Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal advances to the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters with a hard-fought 7-5 6-3 win over Dominic Thiem.
Apr 14, 16:27
Novak Djokovic in action on day three of the Australian Open on January 20, 2016
Result: Novak Djokovic toils to quarter-final berth
Novak Djokovic makes 100 unforced errors on his way to beating Gilles Simon in five sets at the Australian Open.
Jan 24, 09:22
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after winning his men's singles semi-final match against Andy Murray of Britain at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai on October 17, 2015
Result: Novak Djokovic battles past Gilles Simon to reach final eight in Paris Masters
Novak Djokovic moves into the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters with a straight-sets win over crowd favourite Gilles Simon.
Nov 5, 14:55
France's Gilles Simon returns to Slovenia's Blaz Kavcic during their men's singles second round match on day four of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 2, 2015
Result: Gilles Simon beats Benoit Paire to set up Novak Djokovic clash in Paris
Gilles Simon records a 6-4 4-6 6-1 victory over compatriot Benoit Paire to advance through to the last 16 of the Paris Masters.
Nov 3, 22:39
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after winning his men's singles semi-final match against Andy Murray of Britain at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai on October 17, 2015
Result: Novak Djokovic secures straight-sets win over Thomaz Bellucci
Novak Djokovic qualifies for the Paris Masters third round with a straight-sets victory over Thomaz Bellucci.
Nov 3, 22:10
Benoit Paire of France reacts after defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan during their Men's Single First Round match on Day One of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2015
Result: Benoit Paire secures comeback win over Gael Monfils in Paris Masters
Benoit Paire rallies from a set and a double break down to defeat Gael Monfils in the first round of the Paris Masters.
Nov 2, 23:18
Jack Sock returns a forehand to Denis Kudla during the BB&T Atlanta Open at Atlantic Station on July 30, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Result: Jack Sock upsets Gilles Simon at Stockholm Open
Jack Sock causes an upset in the quarter-finals of the Stockholm Open with a 7-5 7-6(5) victory over third seed Gilles Simon.
Oct 23, 16:00
Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic celebrates winning in his Mens Singles Third Round match against Pablo Andujar of Spain during day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2015
Result: Tomas Berdych sweeps aside Gilles Simon to reach Shanghai Masters quarter-finals
Tomas Berdych will face Andy Murray in the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals thanks to a 6-3 6-3 win over Gilles Simon in the third round.
Oct 15, 15:23
France's Gilles Simon returns to Slovenia's Blaz Kavcic during their men's singles second round match on day four of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 2, 2015
Result: Gilles Simon through in three sets at Shanghai Masters
Gilles Simon beats Leonardo Mayer in three sets to reach the third round of the Shanghai Masters.
Oct 14, 11:16
France's Gilles Simon celebrates beating Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych during their men's singles fourth round match on day seven of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 6, 2015
Result: Gilles Simon through to second round of Shanghai Masters
Gilles Simon moves into the second round of the Shanghai Masters after beating Nikoloz Basilashvili in three sets.
Oct 13, 12:57
James Ward of Great Britain in Gentlemens Singles first round match against Luca Vanni of Italy during day two of Wimbledon on June 30, 2015
Who should feature for Great Britain in Davis Cup semi-final?
Sports Mole assesses who could gain selection for Great Britain when they play Australia in the Davis Cup semi-finals later this month.
Sep 4, 12:27
Donald Young of the US reacts to winning a point against Gilles Simon of France during their Men's Singles round 1 match at the US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 1, 2015
Donald Young feeding off support of home crowd at US Open
Donald Young admits that the home crowd at the US Open has been a huge advantage to him at Flushing Meadows following his first-round win.
Sep 2, 18:14
Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene plays a shot during his men's singles match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic on day two of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2015
Result: Aljaz Bedene through after Ernests Gulbis withdrawal
British number two Aljaz Bedene is through to the US Open second round after Ernests Gulbis withdrew from their match at Flushing Meadows.
Sep 1, 20:46
Donald Young of the US reacts to winning a point against Gilles Simon of France during their Men's Singles round 1 match at the US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 1, 2015
Result: Donald Young comes from two sets down to oust Gilles Simon from US Open
Donald Young comes from two sets down to beat Gilles Simon and book a place in the second round of the US Open.
Sep 1, 19:49
Andy Murray of Great Britain poses with the winner's trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the final of the Western & Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center on August 21, 2011
On this day: Andy Murray wins second Cincinnati Masters title
On this day in 2011, Andy Murray won his second Cincinnati Masters title after Novak Djokovic was forced to withdraw midway through the second set.
Aug 21, 08:00
Croatia's Ivo Karlovic celebrates beating France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during their men's singles third round match on day six of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 4, 2015
Result: Ivo Karlovic powers past Gilles Simon to reach Cincinnati Open second round
Ivo Karlovic claims a 6-4 6-7[3] 6-3 victory over Gilles Simon in the Cincinnati Open to reach the competition's second round.
Aug 17, 21:17
Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return against Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the men's final match on day 14 of the 2012 Australian Open tennis tournament on January 29, 2012
Result: Rafael Nadal coasts into third round
Rafael Nadal eases past Sergiy Stakhovsky into the third round of the Rogers Cup with a 7-6(4) 6-3 victory.
Aug 12, 22:15
Russia's Mikhail Youzhny gestures as he celebrates victory in his men's singles match against Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff on day one of the 2014 Australian Open on January 13, 2014
Result: Mikhail Youzhny cruises past Gilles Simon in Canada
Mikhail Youzhny is through to the third round of the Rogers Cup after recording a comfortable win over ninth seed Gilles Simon.
Aug 12, 20:41
France's Gilles Simon returns to Slovenia's Blaz Kavcic during their men's singles second round match on day four of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 2, 2015
Result: Gilles Simon makes light work of Andreas Seppi in Rogers Cup first round
Gilles Simon advances to the second round of the Rogers Cup courtesy of a straightforward 6-2 6-4 victory over Andreas Seppi.
Aug 10, 20:29
Britain's Andy Murray celebrates with the Davis Cup team after beating France's Gilles Simon in a Davis Cup world group quarter-finals singles tennis match at the Queen's Club in west London on July 19, 2015
Andy Murray: 'Davis Cup success a team effort'
Andy Murray believes that Great Britain's success in the Davis Cup is down to constant progress over the past few years.
Jul 20, 15:45
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates in his match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during Day One of the World Group Quarter Final Davis Cup match between Great Britain and France at Queens Club on July 17, 2015
Andy Murray hails "unbelievable" Great Britain triumph
Andy Murray admits that he had to dig deep in the second set against Gilles Simon to eventually see Great Britain through to their first Davis Cup semi-final in 34 years.
Jul 19, 17:25
Britain's Andy Murray celebrates with the Davis Cup team after beating France's Gilles Simon in a Davis Cup world group quarter-finals singles tennis match at the Queen's Club in west London on July 19, 2015
Result: Andy Murray sends Great Britain through to Davis Cup semi-final
Andy Murray recovers from one set down to beat Gilles Simon, thus sending Great Britain through to the Davis Cup semi-finals.
Jul 19, 16:10
Andy Murray of Great Britain plays a forehand during the Gentlemens Singles Semi Final match against Roger Federer of Switzerland during day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 10, 2015
Andy Murray willing to play Davis Cup doubles
Andy Murray admits that he is happy to play tomorrow's doubles for Great Britain against France in the Davis Cup quarter-finals.
Jul 17, 19:35