Gilles Simon takes Thailand Open crown

Oct. 4, 2009 at 3:12 PM
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BANGKOK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Frenchman Gilles Simon won his sixth ATP tournament Sunday, outplaying Serbia's Viktor Troicki in Bangkok's Thailand Open.

Simon posted a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Troicki, who has not won a tour event.

The 10th-ranked Simon, seeded No. 2 in Bangkok, had not claimed a title in more than a year.

Troicki was seeded fourth.

Simon has played Troicki three times, and won each match.

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