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Old 01-18-2006, 10:31 AM   #31
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amazing another victory
and the fans are cool, too.
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Old 01-18-2006, 12:46 PM   #32
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He's had a great tournament.

I've yet to watch him play though so I can't really comment.
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Gilles has been playing very intelligent tennis from what I am hearing. Mixing it up nicely, playing the right shots at the right time, playing to this opponent's weakness, etc.

Keep going!
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Can anyone tell me more about Gilles?

Aside from his professional record and basic statistics, I've hardly been able to find out anything about him, and he's quickly becoming one of my favorites. I'd particularly like to know how he got started in tennis and what other interests he has, that sort of thing.

Any little tidbits that you'd like to share?
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Pics from his 2nd round




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Old 01-18-2006, 09:02 PM   #36
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Can anyone tell me more about Gilles?

Aside from his professional record and basic statistics, I've hardly been able to find out anything about him, and he's quickly becoming one of my favorites. I'd particularly like to know how he got started in tennis and what other interests he has, that sort of thing.

Any little tidbits that you'd like to share?
There is an interview from october 2005 where he talks about himself, but it's in french
: http://www.fft.fr/australie2006/?id=1342

Basically, he says that he started playing tennis at the age of 6. He was not very good in the juniors, because of his height and lack of power. At that time, his favorite player was Chang. He says he is grateful to the french federation cos he was not as good as the players of his generation in the juniors but they trusted him. About his dreams, he says that he would enjoy playing Roddick or Safin on the central of Roland Garros and at least breaking them.
Sorry, but he doesn't talk about any interest aside from tennis.

Other thing: one of his best performance before the AO was to beat Johansson (next opponent) in the first round of the Open of Marseille.
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Great win for Gilles! I couldn't believe it! It's great.

Now, beat T. Johansson one more time, like last year!!
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Old 01-18-2006, 11:37 PM   #38
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yes, beat him again Gilles
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Old 01-20-2006, 01:07 AM   #39
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Gilles getting helped up after his match!!! The poor boy!!!

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Old 01-20-2006, 06:08 AM   #40
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He's fine now, though.
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Not that fine... He lost against Johansson 3-6 2-6 1-6
Anyway, Congrats Gilles for this great run.
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Good run anyway, Gilles!
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Yeah, all good things must come to an end, unfortunately.

He has a lot to be proud of, though
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Sure, congrats again Gilles for this amazing run!
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Wow! What happened to Simon since i saw him at Paris Bercy?
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