Gilles Simon

Simon Will Always Have Paris To Remember, Win Or Lose

PARIS/WASHINGTON, November 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Sentimental French favorite Gilles Simon will remember his last week as a pro tennis player for a long time. He’ll always have Paris – win or lose. Playing the final tournament of his […]

Simon Soars To Second Round At Moselle Open Metz

METZ/STARNBERG, September 20, 2022 Gilles Simon won his first main draw match on the ATP Tour since June by beating David Goffin of Belgium 6-3, 6-3 in Tuesday’s first round of the Moselle Open in Metz. The 37-year-old French wild […]

Thiem Overcomes “Acapulco Heat” And Simon At Open Blot Rennes

RENNES/STARNBERG, September 14, 2022 Dominic Thiem is back on the ATP Challenger Tour competing in the €67,960 Open Blot Rennes. In Tuesday’s first-round battle of former Top-10 players, the 29-year-old wild card entry from Austria rallied past French veteran Gilles […]

Gilles Simon: “Es ist es sinnlos gegen die Zeit anzukämpfen!”

International Blog – Florian Heer Gilles Simon ist mich sich im Reinen. Diesen Eindruck konnte man beim NECKARCUP in Heilbronn gewinnen. Der 37-jährige Franzose gastierte in dieser Woche beim preisgekrönten ATP-Challenger-Turnier, einige Tage nach Simons Ankündigung seine beeindruckende Tenniskarriere nach […]

Simon Secures Quarterfinals Spot In Pau

PAU/STARNBERG, February 25, 2022 Five Frenchmen booked their spots in the quarterfinals of the Teréga Open Pau-Pyrénées on Thursday. They will join their compatriot Gregoire Barrere in the stage of the final eight of the €90,280 ATP Challenger 100 hard-court […]

Simon Advances To Second Round In Pau

PAU/STARNBERG, February 23, 2022 Five Frenchmen booked their spot in the second round of the Teréga Open Pau-Pyrénées on Tuesday. Gilles Simon, sixth seed of the €90,280 ATP Challenger 100 tournament, defeated US-American qualifier Emilio Nava 6-4, 7-6(2). The 37-year-old former […]

Simon Upsets Shapovalov In Cologne

COLOGNE, October 22, 2020 French veteran Gilles Simon headlined Thursday’s second-round action at the bett1HULKS Championship in Cologne, Germany by knocking out No. 3 seed Canadian Denis Shapovalov 6-1, 4-6, 6-2. The 35-year-old Nice native gained revenge revenge for his […]

Simon Secures Semi-Finals Spot In Pune

PUNE, January 4, 2018 Day Four of the Tata Open Maharashtra saw the top-seeds progressing to the semi-finals stage. Defending champion Gilles Simon came back from a set down to seal the all-French affair beating Benoit Paire 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-4 in Thursday’s […]

Simon Wins Moselle Open Title

METZ, September 23, 2018 Gilles Simon has clinched his third title at the Moselle Open in Metz. The 33-year-old Frenchman defeated German qualifier Matthias Bachinger, who appeared in his first ATP World Tour final, 7-6(2), 6-2 on Sunday afternoon. Simon […]

Jarry Beats Carballés Baena To Reach Second Round In Kitzbühel

KITZBÜHEL, July 31, 2018 Nicolás Jarry of Chile continues his good run of form at the Generali Open on Tuesday. The 22-year-old, who advanced to the semi-finals in Hamburg last week, fought past Roberto Carballés-Baena of Spain 7-6(3), 6-7(5), 6-4 […]