Biography of Gilles Simon

  • Full Name: Gilles Simon
  • Profession: Athlete
  • Religion: Catholic
  • Place of Birth: Nice, France
  • Date of Birth: Thursday, December 27th, 1984
  • Zodiac: Capricorn
  • Hobbies: Play video games | Inline skating | Watch movies
  • Nationality: French
Gilles Simon is a professional tennis player from France. Trained by a veteran, Thierry Tulasne, and fitness coach Paul Quetin, Simon be able to bring the world's best tennis player ranked 12th until the 14 November 2011 version of the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals).

Simon was born in Nice, France, by a father named Daniel who works at an insurance company and a mother named Mireille who is a doctor. Simon also has a brother who became an engineer, Jean-Marie.
Gilles Simon
On 2 September 2010, Simon became a father on the birth of their first son who he named Timothée, baby from Simon and his girlfriend, Carine Lauret. Meanwhile, a close friend of Simon of world tennis, among others, Gael Monfils, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Josselin Ouanna.

Simon started playing tennis when she was stepping 6 years. At that time he was a boy that is short enough to play tennis. But Simon gets inspiration from senior tennis player Michael Chang, that to become a professional tennis player, one does not need to be high. In 2002, Simon became a professional tennis player and began his career by following Futures Tournaments in France.

In the Grand Slam tournament, Simon never reaches 4th round at Wimbledon Tournament 2009, the US Open in 2011, and the French Open 2011. The best achievement in the international arena is on the Australian Open 2009, where Simon came to the quarter final. The best ranked Simon in ATP is the 6th position, until on January 5, 2009 ago. While the latest rankings are now only ranked 12th as the best single player world.

Masters Series finals:
  • Runner-up Madrid Championship 2008 against Andy Murray
  • ATP World Tour 250 Series:
  • 16 April 2006, Runner-up ATP Spain
  • February 18, 2007, the first winner of the ATP French
  • 16 September 2007, the first winner of ATP Romania
  • May 24, 2008, the first winner of ATP Morocco
  • July 20, 2008, the first winner of the ATP US
  • 14 September 2008, the first winner of ATP Romania
  • October 19, 2008, Runner-up Spain
  • 28 September 2009. The first winner of the ATP Thailand
  • 26 September 2010, the first winner of the ATP French
  • January 15, 2011, the first ATP Australian Champion
  • July 24, 2011, the first winner of ATP Germany