Gilles Simon

  • Berdych, Tsonga, Kohlschreiber win at ABN Amro 11-02-2014 10:26 AM

    Rotterdam: Third-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic beat Andreas Seppi of Italy for the fifth time in a row 6-3, 6-3 to open his account at the ABN Amro tournament on Monday. Berdych, coming off a semi-final run at the Australian Open and Davis Cup win over the Netherlands,...
  • Tsonga brings end to gutsy Simon's remarkable run 18-01-2014 06:00 PM

    Melbourne: France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga raced into the last 16 of the Australian Open with a 7-6 (7-5), 6-4, 6-2 victory over Gilles Simon on Saturday, bringing an end to his compatriot's remarkable run at Melbourne Park. While a string of players dropped out early in the first week with niggling...
  • Gilles Simon injures ankle, in doubt for Australian Open 10-01-2014 12:48 PM

    Melbourne: Gilles Simon of France is in doubt for the Australian Open after injuring his right ankle in the semi-finals of the Kooyong exhibition tournament on Friday. Simon, seeded 18th for the first Grand Slam of the year beginning Monday, was trailing compatriot Richard Gasquet 7-6 (3), 1-0 when he...
  • David Ferrer, Stanislas Wawrinka reach quarter-finals in Paris 31-10-2013 11:57 PM

    Paris: Defending champion David Ferrer and Stanislas Wawrinka won in straight sets Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters. Ferrer beat Gilles Simon of France 6-2, 6-3, and Wawrinka defeated Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-3, 6-2. Wawrinka stayed in contention for one of the two remaining ATP finals...
  • Simon, Gasquet upset at Shanghai Masters 09-10-2013 08:22 AM

    Shanghai: Ninth seed Richard Gasquet and 13th seed Gilles Simon were both shocked at the first round of the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament here on Tuesday. Gasquet was beaten 6-3, 6-4 by Canada's Vasek Pospisil. After the defeat, the Frenchman's chance of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals was...
  • Berdych, Simon set up Thailand Open semi-final 28-09-2013 09:54 AM

    Bangkok: Top-seeded Tomas Berdych and the in-form Gilles Simon of France will confront each other for the eighth time after both won their Thailand Open quarter-finals on Friday. Fresh from helping the Czech Republic beat Argentina in the Davis Cup semi-finals, Berdych beat Yen-hsun Lu of Taiwan 7-6 (7), 6-4...
  • Simon beats Tsonga in all-French Moselle final 22-09-2013 11:01 PM

    Metz, France: Second-seeded Gilles Simon beat two-time defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 6-3 Sunday to win the Open de Moselle final for his first title of the year. Simon had not faced a single break point in the previous two matches but lost his serve once in the first set...
  • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to meet Gilles Simon in Moselle Open final 22-09-2013 12:15 AM

    France: Top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will go for his third straight Open de Moselle title when he plays Gilles Simon in an all-French final on Sunday with both players chasing their 11th career title. Tsonga rallied to beat eighth-seeded Florian Mayer of Germany 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the semi-finals Saturday after...
  • Tsonga, Simon reach Open de Moselle semi-finals 21-09-2013 08:33 AM

    Metz: Top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stayed on course for his third straight Open de Moselle title by beating Germany's Tobias Kamke 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 Friday to reach the semi-finals. Tsonga has won 10 career titles but only one this year at the Open 13 in Marseille in February. This is Tsonga's...
  • Feliciano Lopez defeats Gilles Simon to lift Eastbourne title 22-06-2013 10:56 PM

    Eastbourne: Feliciano Lopez of Spain won his third career title when he beat second-seeded Gilles Simon 7-6 (2), 6-7 (5), 6-0 in the Eastbourne final on Saturday, days before they meet again in the first round at Wimbledon. Meanwhile, Elena Vesnina of Russia won her second WTA title when she...
  • Federer feels at home as he prepares for Tsonga 03-06-2013 01:05 PM

    Paris: Roger Federer's route toward a second French Open title will pit him against another Frenchman in the quarter-finals, although judging by the way his fourth-round win was greeted Sunday he may feel like he's the one playing at home. The 17-time Grand Slam champion beat 15th-seeded Gilles Simon 6-1,...
  • Gilles Simon rallies past Lleyton Hewitt at French Open 27-05-2013 01:00 AM

    Paris: Two-time major champion Lleyton Hewitt isn't sure whether he'll return to the French Open. If he doesn't, his last match at Roland Garros will be a tough one to get over. In a back-and-forth first-round match against 15th-seeded Gilles Simon of France, Hewitt wasted a two-set lead, then fought...
  • Roger Federer sweeps Spanish qualifier at French Open 26-05-2013 08:09 PM

    Paris: Roger Federer swept qualifier Pablo Carreno Busta on Sunday in the first round of the French Open, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3. Playing at Roland Garros for the 15th year in a row, Federer earned a big roar from the center court crowd after he closed out the victory with a...
  • Monfils to face Andujar in Nice semis 24-05-2013 08:54 AM

    Nice, France: Second-seeded Gilles Simon of France and third-seeded Sam Querrey of the United States were eliminated in the quarterfinals of the Open de Nice on Thursday. Spaniards Alberto Montanes and Pablo Andujar and Frenchmen Gael Monfils and Edouard Roger-Vasselin reached the last four. Wild-card entry Roger-Vasselin beat Querrey 3-6,...
  • Bautista Agut beats Gilles Simon in 1st round at Monaco 15-04-2013 06:56 PM

    Monaco: Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain upset Gilles Simon 6-3, 7-6 (6) in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Monday. Bautista Agut closed it out on his fifth match point when the 11th-seeded Frenchman hit a forehand into the net. The Spaniard will play either Florian Mayer...
  • Richard Gasquet of France to miss Davis Cup with injury 04-04-2013 09:10 PM

    Buenos Aires: Richard Gasquet of France has been replaced by Gilles Simon for singles on Friday against Argentina in the Davis Cup quarter-finals. France captain Arnaud Clement withdrew Gasquet, citing an unspecified injury, at the draw on Thursday. In Friday's opening singles, Carlos Berlocq will face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France....
  • Ferrer takes on Janowicz for Paris Masters title 04-11-2012 12:00 PM

    Paris: At the start of the year, Jerzy Janowicz couldn't afford to travel to the Australian Open. Now he's in line for a major payday, with only David Ferrer standing in the way of his first career title. Janowicz beat Gilles Simon 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday to become the first...
  • Janowicz becomes first qualifier in 8 years to reach Paris final 03-11-2012 09:38 PM

    Paris: Jerzy Janowicz of Poland became the first qualifier in eight years to reach the Paris Masters final after beating Gilles Simon of France 6-4, 7-5 Saturday. Janowicz, who was playing in Futures tournaments at the start of the year, has beaten five top-20 ranked players on his improbable run...
  • Simon storms into Paris Masters semi-finals 02-11-2012 09:14 PM

    Paris: Frenchman Gilles Simon booked his place in the Paris Masters semi-finals with a comprehensive 6-4 6-4 win over Czech fifth seed Tomas Berdych on Friday. The unseeded Simon, who reached the quarter-finals after Japanese Kei Nishikori withdrew with an ankle injury, had too much pace for Berdych in front...
  • Paris Masters: Berdych, Simon reach quarter-finals 01-11-2012 09:15 PM

    Paris: Fifth-seeded Tomas Berdych recovered from a poor first set to beat Kevin Anderson of South Africa 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday and reach the Paris Masters quarterfinals. The Czech was overpowered by Anderson's serve and strong defense in the first set, where Anderson hit six aces and broke Berdych...
  • David Ferrer reaches Valencia Open quarter-finals 26-10-2012 02:33 PM

    Valencia: David Ferrer cruised to an easy 6-4, 6-2 victory over fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos to reach the quarter-finals of the Valencia Open on Thursday. Ferrer, seeded No. 1 at the indoor tournament, used an effective serve plus four breaks of his 47th-ranked opponent in a much easier match after...
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