Who is Gilles Simon ?
Gilles Simon was born on 27 December 1984. He is a French professional tennis player.
He has a career-high ATP singles ranking 6 attained on 5 January 2009. He turned professional in 2002 and has won 12 singles titles on the ATP World Tour.
He was born in Nice but grew up in Fontenay-sous-Bois, outside Paris.
His mother was a doctor and his father worked in the insurance industry.
Supported by his parents, he started playing tennis at the age of six. Owing to a growth delay that runs in the family, he was shorter than most children of his age during his early teenage years.
This is the reason he cites Michael Chang as a major influence, as his comparatively small frame proved that size was not an important factor in playing tennis.
Together with his partner Carine Lauret, Simon has two sons: Timothée and Valentin.Timothée was born four weeks prematurely, while Simon was competing in the 2010 US Open.
Simon has admitted to liking to play video games, especially Virtual Tennis as a hobby.
Who is Gilles Simon Dating ?
According to our records, Gilles Simon is possibly single.
Gilles Simon has been in a relationship with Carine Lauret.
What is Gilles Simon Net Worth ?
He has an estimated net worth of $17 Million.
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- Weight: 152 lbs (59 kg)
- Height: 6′ (1.83 m)
- Shoe Size/Feet Size: 11 (US)
- Star Sign: Capricorn
- Net Worth: $17 Million
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Eye Color: Light Brown
- Date Of Birth: 27 December 1984
- Birth Place: Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France
- Nicknames: Gillou, Poussin
- Nationality: French
- Race or Ethnicity: White
- Spouse: Carine Lauret
- Parents: Daniel Simon, Mireille Simon
- Children: Timothée Simon
- Siblings: Jean-Marie Simon (Brother)