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Federico Delbonis beats Gilles Simon to reach Hassan II second round

Sixth-seeded Federico Delbonis of Argentina beat Gilles Simon of France 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the Grand Prix Hassan II on Tuesday.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Delbonis beats Simon reach Hassan II second round

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) Sixth-seeded Federico Delbonis of Argentina beat Gilles Simon of France 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the Grand Prix Hassan II on Tuesday.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilles Simon on precision.

New video with Gilles Simon just out from HEAD tennis. "It helps to have a game plan. But it doesn't help at all if you...
Via Tennis Identity
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: France, Australia name squads

France has named top-10 players Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet to its Davis Cup team that will take on Lleyton Hewitt and Australia in a World Group first-round match next week. The French squad, announced Tuesday by captain Arnaud Clement, also includes Gilles Simon, Gael Monfils and Julien Benneteau. Australian captain Patrick Rafter said his team will include Hewitt...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Simon injures ankle in exhibition, in doubt for Australian Open

Gilles Simon of France is in doubt for the Australian Open after injuring his right ankle in the semifinals of the Kooyong exhibition tournament 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 rolled his ankle as he ran toward the net. The 29-year-old Simon was in obvious pain, throwing...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Simon injures ankle, in doubt for Australian Open

Gilles Simon of France is in doubt for the Australian Open after injuring his right ankle in the semifinals of the Kooyong exhibition tournament 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 rolled his ankle as he ran toward the net. The 29-year-old Simon was in obvious pain, throwing...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Simon Crashes Out of Valencia Open

(October 22, 2013) Nicolas Almagro aiming to capture his third Valencia title opened his campaign by beat Pablo Andujar 6-2, 6-3 on Tuesday. Almagro won the title in both 2006 and 2007. Sixth seed Gilles Simon was demolished by Alejandro Falla 6-1, 6-0. Simon won a total of 36 point during the entire match and had his serve broken five times. Bernard Tomic retired in the third set...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Berdych, Simon set up Thailand semi

Top-seeded Tomas Berdych and Gilles Simon of France will meet for the eighth time after both advanced to the semifinals of the Thailand Open on Friday. Fresh from helping the Czech Republic beat Argentina in the Davis Cup semifinals, Berdych beat Yen-hsun Lu of Taiwan 7-6 (7), 6-4 to maintain his record of never losing before the semifinals in Thailand. However, he hasn't advanced...
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Simon reaches Open de Moselle final

Second-seeded Gilles Simon was invincible on serve as he beat French countryman Nicolas Mahut 6-3, 7-6 (2) on Saturday to reach the Open de Moselle final and stay on course for his first title of the year. For the second consecutive match Simon did not face a single break point. In the final Simon plays either two-time defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France or eighth-seeded...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Simon wins Open de Moselle title

Second-seeded Gilles Simon beat two-time defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday to win the all-French 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 to Tsonga and saved four other break points in the match. Both players were bidding for the 11th...
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September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Tsonga, Simon reach de Moselle semis

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 to reach the semifinals on Friday. Tsonga has won 10 career titles but only one this year at the Open 13 in Marseille in February. This is Tsonga's first tournament since a knee injury forced him to drop out of his second-round match...
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September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Simon advances at Moselle Open

Frenchman Gilles Simon beat sixth-seeded Sam Querrey 6-4, 7-6 (1) Friday to reach the Moselle Open semifinals. Simon took control of the tiebreaker by hitting a forehand passer down the line to open up a 3-1 lead. He then forced an error at the net from Querrey, who swiped his racket in frustration after losing the next point. Simon opened his shoulders to hit a crisp forehand...
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September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Feliciano Lopez Wins Eastbourne Title

By Ros Satar (June 22, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England - Feliciano Lopez def. Gilles Simon 7-6(2), 6-7(5), 6-0 Unseeded Feliciano Lopez won his first career grass court title, beating Gilles Simon in three sets. The first two sets had been evenly matched, decided by two tiebreaks. But in the third set, Lopez dominated Simon, with two [...]
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June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Claims 900th Victory At The French Open

The Champ certainly put fans through the mill today but he came through in 2hrs 59mins 6-1, 4-6, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 against Gilles Simon. From having one of his shots in the first set described as “defying the laws of physics” Roger then went on to lose the next two sets.
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Federer Survives Fall and Simon to Gain 36th Straight Grand Slam Quarterfinal

(June 2, 2013) Roger Federer was pushed to five sets on Sunday and had to recover from a fall on the clay, as well as a loss of focus in rallying to defeat Frenchman Gilles Simon, 6-1, 4-6, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the fourth round of the French Open. “I didn’t hurt myself or anything,” [...]
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June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Federer comes back to beat Simon

Roger Federer overcame a foot-twisting tumble to the clay and a two-sets-to-one deficit in the fourth round of the French Open, coming back to beat 15th-seeded Gilles Simon of France 6-1, 4-6, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 Sunday.
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June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Federer comes back to beat Simon

Chasing a shot, Roger Federer caught his right shoe in the French Open's red clay, twisting that foot awkwardly and tumbling to the ground. Soon enough, he was in a real rut, in danger of his earliest exit from a Grand Slam tournament in nine years. Federer regrouped and restored order eventually, coming back from a two-sets-to-one deficit to beat 15th-seeded Gilles Simon of...
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June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Simon comes back, beats Querrey in 5 sets in Paris

Gilles Simon of France came back after trailing by two sets to one and a break in the fourth to beat Sam Querrey of the United States 2-6, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (2), 6-2 Friday in the third round of the French Open. The 15th-seeded Simon has never been past the fourth round at Roland Garros and will face 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer at that stage. Already ahead, Querrey went...
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May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Highlights from the French Open 2013 Day 1 & 2

DAY 1 Lleyton Hewitt never fails to bring a good show, and that he did yesterday against Frenchman Gilles Simon.  Not only did it go to 5 sets, but Rusty came back from 5-0 in the 5th to bring it to 5-5, but it ended up being all too much for the former #1 and Gilles prevailed 7-5 in the 5th.  And the sweetest part?  Gilles gave his flowers to his mother, (it was Mothers'...
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May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Simon rallies past Hewitt at French Open

Former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt lost a seesaw marathon Sunday at the French Open to No. 15-seeded Gilles Simon, 3-6, 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, 7-5. Simon overcame a two-set deficit to win for the first time in his career despite blowing a 5-love lead in the final set of the first-round match. The Frenchman steadied himself to hold for 6-5, then broke at love in the final game. The 32-year-old...
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May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch: HEAD + (RED) fight AIDS. Can YOU recall what's in the new bag?

HEAD players Maria Sharapova, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Tomas Berdych, Marin Cilic, Gilles Simon and Sloane Stephens pack their favorite things into one special tennis bag in this lol video that showcases HEAD's new (HEAD)RED tennis bag. The tennis brand is teaming up with (RED) on this one and 40% of profits from the sale of each bag will go to the Global Fund to fight AIDS...
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Rosol, Garcia-Lopez reach Bucharest final

Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic ousted three-time champion Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday to reach his first career final at the BRD Tiriac Nastase. Rosol will face fellow unseeded player Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain, who beat 2011 winner Florian Mayer 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. Rosol stunned Rafael Nadal in the second round of Wimbledon last year but has struggled to live up to expectations...
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April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Rosol reaches first career final

Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic ousted three-time champion Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday to reach his first career final at the BRD Tiriac Nastase. Rosol will face fellow unseeded player Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain, who beat 2011 winner Florian Mayer 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. Rosol stunned Rafael Nadal in the second round of Wimbledon last year but has struggled to live up to expectations...
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April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Simon reaches semis in Bucharest

Three-time champion Gilles Simon reached the semifinals of the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Friday, while top-seeded Janko Tipsarevic was eliminated. The second-seeded Simon extended his unbeaten streak at the clay-court tournament to 16 matches by ousting Daniel Brands of Germany 6-1, 7-5. The 10th-ranked Tipsarevic lost 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 to Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain. Simon...
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April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Bautista Agut posts first-round upset

Milos Raonic beat Julien Benneteau 6-1, 6-4 and Roberto Bautista Agut upset Gilles Simon 6-3, 7-6 (6) in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Monday. Raonic served 15 aces and broke his French opponent three times to set up a match against Jarkko Nieminen, who thrashed Viktor Troicki 6-1, 6-2. Bautista Agut was pushed a little harder, closing it out on his fifth match...
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April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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