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Gilles Simon Biography

Gilles Simon is a French professional tennis player who is a ten-time winner on the ATP World Tour. Simon began his professional tennis career in the summer of 2002, competing at multiple Futures tournaments in France and then eventually branched out to play international tournaments. His first Futures title came in Lisbon, Portugal, in June 2003 and his second title in Jamaica in September. In January 2005, he won his first ATP Challenger hard court tournament in Nouméa, New Caledonia, and defended it the following year. Simon began 2007 by winning his first ATP title at the Open 13 in, Marseille, France defeating Marcus Baghdatisin the final. Later in September, he won his second title of the year and of his career at the BCR Open Romania in Bucharest, Romania, having defeated Victor Hănescu in the final. In 2008, Simon won the Casablanca tournament and the Indianapolis Tennis Championships. Simon won his fifth ATP title, defeating Carlos Moyà, 6–3, 6–4 at the 2008 BCR Open Romania. Simon then won his first title of 2009 at the 2009 PTT Thailand Open. The following year, Simon entered 2010 Open de Moselle as a wildcard and won the tournament. Simon started his 2011 campaign by entering three tournaments in Australia: Brisbane, Sydney, and the Australian Open, and went on to win titles in the last two. In 2012, He won the tournament in Bucharest, Romania, defeating Fabio Fognini in the final.

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Nishikori exits, Cilic books ATP finals spot with Paris Masters win
Nishikori exits, Cilic books ATP finals spot with Paris Masters win
Andy Murray beats Gilles Simon, progresses to finals at Shanghai Masters
Andy Murray beats Gilles Simon, progresses to finals at Shanghai Masters
Murray won in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3.
Shanghai Masters round-up: Novak Djokovic survives a scare, Andy Murray cruises
Shanghai Masters round-up: Novak Djokovic survives a scare, Andy Murray cruises
Djokovic was one game away from losing in the quarter-finals.
Shanghai Masters round-up: Stan Wawrinka, Milos Raonic bite the dust
Shanghai Masters round-up: Stan Wawrinka, Milos Raonic bite the dust
Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray remained on course for their final clash.
Nadal carries Spanish hopes into next round at Olympics
Nadal carries Spanish hopes into next round at Olympics
Mercedes Cup: Roger Federer ties Ivan Lendl for second-most match wins in Open Era
Mercedes Cup: Roger Federer ties Ivan Lendl for second-most match wins in Open Era
This was Federer's first match since pulling out of the 2016 French Open.
French Open 2016: 5 amazing statistical possibilities at Roland Garros
French Open 2016: 5 amazing statistical possibilities at Roland Garros
Check out some of the stunning records that can be created at this year's French Open.
Madrid Open: Andy Murray breezes past Giles Simon into quarter-final
Madrid Open: Andy Murray breezes past Giles Simon into quarter-final
The Scot won the tournament last year, defeating Rafael Nadal in the final.
Monte Carlo Masters: Federer makes winning return, Murray struggles
Monte Carlo Masters: Federer makes winning return, Murray struggles
While Federer cruises, Murray drops a set to reach the third round at Monte Carlo
Miami Open 2016: Kerber sets up blockbuster semi-final clash with Azarenka
Miami Open 2016: Kerber sets up blockbuster semi-final clash with Azarenka
This will be Azarenka and Kerber's first meeting since the German upset the former World No. 1 at the 2016 Australian Open
Indian Wells: Serena Williams, Agnieszka Radwanska cruise through
Indian Wells: Serena Williams, Agnieszka Radwanska cruise through
Round up of all the action from Indian Wells on a busy Sunday.
VIDEO: Federer, Djokovic and tennis' top stars wish fans Happy Holidays
VIDEO: Federer, Djokovic and tennis' top stars wish fans Happy Holidays
Several of tennis' biggest stars sang carols as they wished fans for the season.
5 supremely talented French players who couldn't break into the top echelons of tennis
5 supremely talented French players who couldn't break into the top echelons of tennis
Tennis is as much a mental game as it is physical. I believe the former dominates over the latter at the highest level of competition. At this level, ...
Cincinnati Masters: Ivo Karlovic beats Gilles Simon in the first round
Cincinnati Masters: Ivo Karlovic beats Gilles Simon in the first round
Ivo Karlovic advanced to the second round of Cincinnati Masters with a three set win over Gilles Simon.
Montreal Masters: Gael Monfils and Gilles Simon progress to second round
Montreal Masters: Gael Monfils and Gilles Simon progress to second round
All the results from Day 1 of the Montreal Masters.
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