Gilles Simon

2014 US Open 3rd round: Gilles Simon defeats David Ferrer

First surprise in the men’s tournament: former top 10 Gilles Simon beat 2-time semifinalist David Ferrer in 4 sets 6-3 3-6 6-1 6-3.

Simon had beaten Ferrer only once in six previous meetings and had also lost 11 of his last 12 matches against top-10 players. Simon, in the fourth round of the US Open for only the second time of his career, will next face Marin Cilic, who defeated Kevin Anderson in four sets.

David Ferrer

Gilles Simon

David Ferrer

Gilles Simon

Gilles Simon

David Ferrer

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