Oz Open: Roger Federer to face French nemesis

Roger Federer`s bid for a fifth Australian Open title gets serious with a second round clash against Frenchman Gilles Simon, one of the few players boasting a winning record against the Swiss maestro.

Gilles Simon into Sydney tennis semis

Frenchman Gilles Simon, regaining confidence after a knee injury, will play Ernests Gulbis on Friday for a place in the final of the Sydney International.

Simon handed Djokovic test in Davis Cup final

France’s hopes of striking an early psychological blow in their bid for a tenth Davis Cup crown suffered a potential setback Thursday when Gilles Simon drew world number three Novak Djokovic.

French pair suffer early Cincinnati exit

France`s Gael Monfils and Gilles Simon suffered early exits from the Cincinnati Masters.

Home favourite Murray ready for unorthodox Simon

After meeting Queen Elizabeth on Thursday, Britain’s Andy Murray will be hoping for another majestic performance when he faces Frenchman Gilles Simon in the third round on Saturday.

Injured Simon pulls out of Australian Open

A knee injury has forced Frenchman Gilles Simon to pull out of the Australian Open, starting on Monday.

Llodra serves up Lyon final with Ljubicic

France`s Mickael Llodra, the world number 107, defeated compatriot Gilles Simon 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 7-6 (7/1) on Saturday to reach the final of the 650,00-euro ATP event here.

Simon sails through in Lyon as top seed Tsonga goes out

Second seed Gilles Simon kept alive his chances of reaching the World Tour Finals by beating fellow Frenchman Julien Benneteau 7-6 6-3 in Friday`s Lyon Grand Prix quarter-finals.

Simon still on course for Finals with Lyon win

World number 12 Gilles Simon was still on course for a World Tour Finals spot after thrashing fellow Frenchman David Guez 6-1, 6-2 in the second round of the Lyon Grand Prix on Thursday.

Simon beats Troicki to win Thailand Open

Frenchman Gilles Simon claimed his first title of the year after a 7-5, 6-3 win over Serbian Viktor Troicki in the USD 608,500 Thailand Open on Sunday.

Simon tests knee while Safin bundled out in Bangkok tennis

Gilles Simon of France tested his chronic sore knee with a 6-2, 6-2 defeat of American Kevin Kim while retiring Russian Marat Safin ticked up another tournament loss Thursday as he winds down his career at the Thailand Open.

Gilles Simon the first to reach last 16 in Cincinatti

Ninth seed Gilles Simon became the first man to reach the third round at the Cincinnati Masters after a 7-6, 6-7, 6-1 win over Russian Igor Andreev.

Wild card Brands stuns top seed Simon in Hamburg

German wild card Daniel Brands stunned top seed Gilles Simon of France, beating the world number seven 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 to advance to the third round of the German Open in Hamburg.