63 Facts About Gilles Simon

1. Gilles Simon had to dig deep into his reserves to advance to the quarterfinals of the Tata Open Maharashtra on Wednesday.

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2. Gilles Simon has admitted to liking to play video games, especially Virtual Tennis as a hobby.

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3. In September 2012, Gilles Simon parted ways with his longtime coach Thierry Tulasne, who he'd worked with since February 2007.

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4. Gilles Simon plays with a Head YouTek IG Prestige MP and 2009 Team series bag, both from Head, a brand which he has endorsed.

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5. Gilles Simon won his 14th title in Metz defeating Bachinger in the final.

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6. Gilles Simon lost his first round match against Jared Donaldson in straight sets in his next tournament, at the Sydney International.

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7. Gilles Simon reached his first career ATP World Tour doubles final in Pune; he and his French partner Pierre-Hugues Herbert lost in the doubles final to Robin Haase and Matwe Middelkoop.

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8. Gilles Simon lost to Viktor Troicki in the 3rd round of the French Open.

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9. Gilles Simon lost in the 3rd round of the Masters 1000 events in Monte Carlo and Madrid to Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray respectively.

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10. Gilles Simon reached the fourth round at Roland Garros, losing to eventual champion Stan Wawrinka in straight sets.

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11. Gilles Simon made the third round of the 2015 Australian Open, where he was defeated by David Ferrer.

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12. Gilles Simon started 2015 slowly, losing to James Duckworth in Brisbane.

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13. Gilles Simon lost to Roger Federer in two tight tiebreak sets.

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14. Gilles Simon made back-to-back grand slam third rounds in 2014 French Open and 2014 Wimbledon Championships.

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15. Gilles Simon made to semifinals of the 2014 Open de Nice Cote d'Azur before falling to Federico Delbonis.

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16. Gilles Simon lost to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the third round of the 2014 Australian Open after beating both Daniel Brands and Marin Cilic in five sets.

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17. Gilles Simon made it to the fourth round of the French Open, before losing to Roger Federer in five sets.

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18. Gilles Simon made the semifinals at Paris Bercy to close the year.

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19. Gilles Simon reached the semifinals at the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters, defeating Janko Tipsarevic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the third round and quarterfinals, respectively.

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20. Gilles Simon made the semifinals of the Open Sud de France and the quarterfinals at Indian Wells, where he went down against John Isner.

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21. At the 2012 Australian Open, Gilles Simon went out in the second round to his countryman Julien Benneteau.

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22. Gilles Simon started his season at the Brisbane International, where he made the semifinals before losing to Alexandr Dolgopolov.

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23. Gilles Simon reached the fourth round of Roland Garros but lost to Robin Soderling.

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24. Gilles Simon went on to defeat Nicolas Almagro in Hamburg, capturing the most important title of his career to date.

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25. Gilles Simon started his 2011 campaign by entering three tournaments in Australia: Brisbane, Sydney, and the 2011 Australian Open.

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26. In December 2010, Gilles Simon was picked to play the Davis Cup final for France, which was hosted in Belgrade, Serbia.

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27. Gilles Simon eventually lost in the quraterfinals to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in three sets.

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28. Gilles Simon beat Sam Querrey and Michael Berrer to reach the quarterfinals of the China Open in Beijing, but lost to Djokovic in two relatively easy sets.

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29. Gilles Simon went on to participate in two Asian tournaments.

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30. Gilles Simon stayed, and lost to the eventual champion Nadal in three sets.

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31. Gilles Simon moved on to New York to take part in US Open, reaching the thirdround by defeating Donald Young in three sets and Philipp Kohlschreiber in five sets.

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32. Gilles Simon lost in the quarterfinals to David Nalbandian in three sets.

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33. Gilles Simon began the summer US hard court season by participating in the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington, DC and won two rounds of matches, including a win over top 10 player Andy Roddick.

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34. At the 2010 Wimbledon tournament Gilles Simon reached the third round with one win, due to a second-round walkover, before losing to Andy Murray.

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35. Gilles Simon lost to Horacio Zeballos in the second round of the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open.

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36. Gilles Simon pulled out of the Australian Open due to his knee injury.

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37. Gilles Simon lost three straight matches, including to the home favourite Bernard Tomic.

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38. Gilles Simon started the 2010 season with an exhibition event, the World Tennis Challenge in Adelaide.

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39. Gilles Simon was seeded 11th and had a first-round bye.

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40. At the 2009 US Open, Gilles Simon equalled his best result of third round before retiring with a right knee injury during his third-round match against Juan Carlos Ferrero.

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41. Gilles Simon was ousted in the fourth round by unseeded Spaniard Juan Carlos Ferrero.

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42. Gilles Simon defeated Victor Hanescu in the third round with a comfortable victory.

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43. Gilles Simon defeated Bobby Reynolds and Thiago Alves in the first two rounds.

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44. Gilles Simon competed at the Aegon Championships at Queens as the third seed, where he beat Grigor Dimitrov, but lost to Mikhail Youzhny in the third round.

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45. Gilles Simon was ousted by Victor Hanescu in the third round.

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46. Gilles Simon played at the Estoril Open as the top seed, before losing to Albert Montanes, in the third round.

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47. Gilles Simon competed at the Monte Carlo Masters against Andreas Beck in the men's singles, suffering a first-round loss.

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48. Gilles Simon was leading in the first two sets before Monfils retired due to a wrist injury.

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49. Gilles Simon defeated Mario Ancic in the third round, winning in straight sets, advancing to his fourth-round encounter with compatriot Gael Monfils.

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50. Gilles Simon was drawn in the red group with Roger Federer, Andy Murray, and Andy Roddick.

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51. Gilles Simon participated in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, playing in the singles for France alongside Paul-Henri Mathieu, Michael Llodra, and Gael Monfils.

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52. Gilles Simon beat Tommy Haas and Sam Querrey before reaching the final.

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53. Gilles Simon reached the semifinals in Rotterdam the next week.

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54. At the beginning of the year, Gilles Simon won his first ATP title at the Open 13 in, Marseille, France.

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55. Gilles Simon made it to the semifinals in Casablanca, as well as the round of 16 in both the ATP Masters Series tournaments in Monte Carlo and Hamburg.

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56. Gilles Simon competed at the first grand slam of the year, the Australian Open, where he beat Nicolas Massu and Tomas Berdych before being defeated by No 13 Thomas Johansson in the third round.

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57. Gilles Simon began his professional tennis career in the summer of 2002, competing at multiple Futures tournaments in France before playing in tournaments outside the country of his birth.

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58. Gilles Simon has admitted to liking to play video games, especially Virtual Tennis as a hobby.

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59. Gilles Simon was born in Nice but grew up in Fontenay-sous-Bois, outside Paris.

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60. Gilles Simon turned professional in 2002 and has won 14 singles titles on the ATP World Tour.

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61. Gilles Simon has a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No 6 attained on 5 January 2009.

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62. Gilles Simon is a French professional tennis player.

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63. Gilles Simon loses out in three sets to Fernando Verdasco in the second round of the Paris Masters.

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