Gilles Simon

Born: December 27, 1984 (age 31)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Nice, France
Nationality: France French

Current Rank (May 2): No. 18 (1,900 points)
Gilles Simon celebrates after defeating Sam Querrey during their third round match of the French Open on May 31, 2013
Sports Mole has 255 articles about Gilles Simon. Articles 1 to 40:
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
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
Result: Andy Murray beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to level Davis Cup quarter-final
Andy Murray beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-6 6-2 to level the Davis Cup quarter-final between Great Britain and France.
Jul 17, 17:38
James Ward of Great Britain shakes hands at the net after his straight sets defeat against Gilles Simon 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
Result: James Ward loses to Gilles Simon in GB's Davis Cup quarter-final opener
Great Britain trail by one point to France after James Ward suffers a straight-sets defeat to Gilles Simon in their Davis Cup quarter-final.
Jul 17, 14:29
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory in his men's singles final match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa during day seven of the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club on June 21, 2015
Andy Murray not surprised by Richard Gasquet singles snub in Davis Cup
Andy Murray isn't surprised that fellow Wimbledon semi-finalist Richard Gasquet will only play doubles at the upcoming Davis Cup quarter-final.
Jul 16, 18:13
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
Andy Murray: 'James Ward goes defensive when anyone criticises Arsenal'
Andy Murray reveals that his Davis Cup teammate James Ward always bites back when someone criticises Arsenal.
Jul 16, 10:41
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates defeating Milos Raonic of Canada in the quarter final during day seven of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 8, 2015
Andy Murray: 'GB need to be on top form to beat France in Davis Cup'
Andy Murray says that he and his Great Britain teammates need to be on their best form in order to beat France in the Davis Cup quarter-finals this week.
Jul 16, 08:47
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates during his Mens Singles Third Round match against Sam Groth of Australia during day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2015
Roger Federer sets new service hold record in Wimbledon quarter-final win
Roger Federer breaks Wayne Arthurs's 16-year record for consecutive holds of serve during his Wimbledon quarter-final win over Gilles Simon.
Jul 8, 18:18
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates during his Mens Singles Third Round match against Sam Groth of Australia during day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2015
John Lloyd hails "absolutely brilliant" Roger Federer
Former British number one John Lloyd heaps praise on Roger Federer following his quarter-final win over Gilles Simon at Wimbledon.
Jul 8, 16:46
Britain's Andy Murray celebrates beating Canada's Vasek Pospisil during their men's quarter-final match on day nine of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 8, 2015
Result: Andy Murray sets up Roger Federer Wimbledon semi-final
British number one Andy Murray, who was the champion in 2013, overcomes Vasek Pospisil in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon.
Jul 8, 16:38
Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts after beating Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut 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
Roger Federer: 'Rain delays helped me during quarter-final win'
Roger Federer believes that the rain delays during his Wimbledon quarter-final win over Gilles Simon helped him.
Jul 8, 16:22
Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts after beating France's Gilles Simon during their men's quarter-finals match on day nine of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 8, 2015
Result: Roger Federer eases into Wimbledon semi-finals
Roger Federer records a resounding 6-3 7-5 6-2 win over Gilles Simon to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals.
Jul 8, 16:07
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates during his Mens Singles Third Round match against Sam Groth of Australia during day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2015
Live Commentary: Roger Federer vs. Gilles Simon - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as number two seed Roger Federer defeats the 12th-seeded Gilles Simon in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon.
Jul 8, 12:30
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
James Ward gets nod for Great Britain in Davis Cup
James Ward is confirmed in Great Britain's Davis Cup side for the quarter-final tie with France later this month.
Jul 8, 12:19
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates during his Mens Singles Third Round match against Sam Groth of Australia during day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2015
Roger Federer wary of Gilles Simon threat
Roger Federer believes that Gilles Simon will provide a tough test in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon.
Jul 7, 19:25
Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts after beating Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut 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
Roger Federer: 'Roberto Bautista Agut not at his best during fourth-round defeat'
Number two seed Roger Federer suggests that Spanish opponent Roberto Bautista Agut may not have been on his best game during their fourth-round clash at Wimbledon.
Jul 7, 12:27
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
Gilles Simon: 'Roger Federer is difficult to face'
World number 13 Gilles Simon admits that seven-time champion Roger Federer will be "difficult to face" in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon.
Jul 7, 12:18