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Old 01-24-2009, 12:12 PM   #26
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Gilles about Gaël, it's so cute again:
Le rationnel et le fantaisiste s'entendent comme larrons en foire depuis qu'ils sont jeunes. Avec beaucoup d'affection, Gilles Simon se souvient en riant de leur première rencontre : «On est à l'Insep, il a encore ses lunettes et il me dit : "Toi, viens, on va faire un match et je vais te fourrer". Direct. Alors qu'on avait six niveaux d'écart. On avait fait un premier match, ça avait été une boucherie. Et il n'a jamais arrêté, chaque année. Contrairement à ce qu'on a pu dire sur lui, c'est un super mec. Oui, il est extravagant. Oui, il a parfois des attitudes très inattendues. Mais si tu as besoin de lui, il est toujours là. Il est hyper généreux. On a un énorme respect l'un pour l'autre et ce n'est pas de se jouer en huitièmes qui va changer quoi que ce soit.» Au Centre national d'entraînement, ils ont rêvé ensemble devant les joueurs de Roland-Garros et aujourd'hui, ils se retrouvent face à face dans une forme impeccable.
http://www.lequipe.fr/Tennis/AUS_09_2401_H.html

It's something like:
The rational guy and the eccentric one have been as thick as thieves for a long time. Gilles Simon remembers with a laugh and a lot of affection the first time they met: "He was still wearing glasses at the time. He told me: 'Hey, you, let's play a match, I'm going to destroy you.' Just like that. Although he was six levels below me in the rankings. We played a match, it was a slaughter. Contrary to what people might say about him, he really is a great guy. Yes, he's eccentric. Yes, he sometimes does unpredictable things. But he's always there for you when you need him. He's extremely generous. We have huge respect for each other and playing each other in the 4th round won't change anything in that regard." They used to dream together watching the top players in the training center of Roland-Garros. Today it's their turn to play each other in a Slam, and both in blazing shape.

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