He made the third round of the Australian Open , where he was defeated by David Ferrer. He eventually lost in the quraterfinals to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in three sets. He missed the US Open due to illness. He took his newly extended family to Metz and eventually won the tournament by beating Mischa Zverev in the final. He was then down a break again before coming back to beat the seeded player in three sets. Simon was leading in the first two sets before Monfils retired due to a wrist injury. Simon lost to Viktor Troicki in the 3rd round of the French Open.
Australian Open Quarterfinal[ edit ] Simon during the French Open Simon started the year off rising to a new career high of world no. After his result in the tournament, he broke into the top for the first time, climbing to no. He went on to participate in two Asian tournaments. Simon was the top seed at Stuttgart's MercedesCup and defeated Philipp Petzschner in the first round in straight sets before falling to Mischa Zverev. He did not play any live rubber, but defeated Eduardo Schwank in a dead rubber. Brisbane , Sydney , and the Australian Open. Serbia won the Davis Cup for the first time in history. The Simon Tennis School believes that a team approach to its mission is the most effective. Originally, he did not plan to play the tournament because his son was supposed to be due that week. His first Futures title came in Lisbon , Portugal, in June , and he reached the quarterfinals of three other tournaments. He lost to Roger Federer in two tight tiebreak sets. At the US Open , Simon was seeded number He beat Tommy Haas and Sam Querrey before reaching the final. He made the semifinals at Paris Bercy to close the year. After losing in the 3rd round to Rafael Nadal at the Olympics , Simon seeded no. He is sponsored by Adidas for his clothing. He missed the US Open due to illness. He lost in the first round of Brisbane to Santiago Giraldo. Subsequently, he won the tournament in Bucharest, Romania, defeating Fabio Fognini in the final. Simon went on to win the tournament by defeating Julien Benneteau in the final. He went on to win the match. Simon lost his first round match against Jared Donaldson in straight sets in his next tournament, at the Sydney International. It started badly for him, as he struggled with injury. Simon made back-to-back grand slam third rounds in French Open and Wimbledon Championships. Simon competed at the Monte Carlo Masters against Andreas Beck in the men's singles, suffering a first-round loss. Reaching the top 10[ edit ] Simon reached the quarterfinals in Marseille , defeating world no. At the International German Open , after receiving a bye in the first round, he lost to wildcard Daniel Brands.
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