Gilles Simon


Country  France
Residence Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Date of birth December 27, 1984 (1984-12-27) (age 25)
Place of birth Nice, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 2002
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money US$3,743,399
Singles
Career record 170–125
Career titles 6
Highest ranking No. 6 (January 5, 2009)
Current ranking No. 42 (September 5, 2010)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open QF (2009)
French Open 3R (2009)
Wimbledon 4R (2009)
US Open 3R (2008, 2009)
Major tournaments
Tour Finals SF (2008)
Olympic Games 3R (2008)
Doubles
Career record 16–57
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 117 (January 28, 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2008)
French Open 2R (2005)
Wimbledon 1R (2006, 2007)
US Open 3R (2007)

The French Tennis player, Gilles Simon for the first has won the ATP Tour title in the year 2007.

PERSONAL DETAILS

Being the professional tennis player from France Gilles Simon started his professional career in 2002

Gilles Simonreached reach his maximum 29th ranking in the year 2007.

AWARDS

Gilles Simon achieved the Marseille Open in the year 2007.

In the month of September of the year 2007 Gilles Simon again captured Gilles Simon second title in Romania singles by defeating Victor Hanescu.


Major finals

Masters Series finals

Singles: 1 (0–1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2008 Madrid Hard (i) Andy Murray 4–6, 6–7(6)

Career finals

Singles: 8 (6–2)

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–1)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (6–1)
Finals by Surface
Hard (3–1)
Clay (3–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Finals by Surface
Outdoors (4-1)
Indoors (2-1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. April 16, 2006 Valencia, Spain Clay Nicolás Almagro 2–6, 3–6
Winner 1. February 18, 2007 Marseille, France Hard (i) Marcos Baghdatis 6–4, 7–6(3)
Winner 2. September 16, 2007 Bucharest, Romania Clay Victor Hănescu 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 3. May 24, 2008 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Julien Benneteau 7–5, 6–2
Winner 4. July 20, 2008 Indianapolis, United States Hard Dmitry Tursunov 6–4, 6–4
Winner 5. September 14, 2008 Bucharest, Romania (2) Clay Carlos Moyà 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. October 19, 2008 Madrid, Spain Hard (i) Andy Murray 4–6, 6–7(6)
Winner 6. September 28, 2009 Bangkok, Thailand Hard (i) Viktor Troicki 7–5, 6–3

Singles performance timeline


Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Career Win-Loss
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A LQ 3R 1R 3R QF A 8–4
French Open A A LQ 1R 1R 2R 1R 3R A 3–5
Wimbledon A A A LQ 1R 2R 3R 4R 3R 7–5
US Open A A LQ LQ 2R 2R 3R 3R 3R 8–5
Grand Slam Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 3-4 3-4 6-4 11-4 3-2 26-19
Year-End Championship
ATP World Tour Finals A A A A A A SF A   2–2
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics Not Held A Not Held 3R NH 2–1
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A LQ LQ 3R 2R 3R 2R 4–4
Miami Masters A A A LQ 1R A 1R 4R 2R 2–4
Monte Carlo Masters A A A LQ 3R 1R 1R 2R A 2–4
Rome Masters A A A LQ A 3R 2R 3R A 4–3
Madrid Masters A A A LQ LQ A F 3R A 6–2
Canada Masters A A A LQ 1R A SF 3R 1R 6–4
Cincinnati Masters A A A 1R 2R LQ 2R QF 1R 5–5
Shanghai Masters Not Masters Series QF   2–1
Paris Masters A A A LQ 1R 2R 3R 3R   3–4
Hamburg Masters A A A LQ 3R 2R 2R NMS 4–3
Finals 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 1 0 8
Total Titles 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 6
Tournaments Played 0 0 1 6 24 28 29 27 10 118
Overall Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-1 6-6 24-24 35-26 51-27 45-29 9-12 170-125
Year End Ranking 1331 487 177 124 45 29 7 15   M/A

  • A = did not participate in the tournament.

ATP Tour career earnings

Year Majors ATP titles Total titles Earnings ($) Money list rank
2005 0 0 0 147,393 140[21]
2006 0 0 0 378,760 68[22]
2007 0 2 2 560,655 38[23]
2008 0 3 3 1,425,489 7[24]
2009 0 1 1 $1,128,735 15[25]
Career 0 6 6 $3,743,399 136

 


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