Colombians Falla, Giraldo take Unicef wins

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 13 (UPI) -- Colombians Alejandro Falla and Santiago Giraldo each notched first-round wins Sunday at the Unicef Open in 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands.
Monfils, Wawrinka win openers in Tokyo

Monfils, Wawrinka win openers in Tokyo

TOKYO, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Gael Monfils and Stanislas Wawrinka claimed straight-set wins Monday in first-round play at the $1.23 million Japan Open tennis tournament in Tokyo.
Montanes sharp in quarterfinal win

Montanes sharp in quarterfinal win

BUCHAREST, Romania, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Albert Montanes dropped just two games Friday en route to a semifinals berth at the clay-court Romania Open tennis tournament.
Monaco posts solid second-round win

Monaco posts solid second-round win

BUCHAREST, Romania, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- No. 3-seeded Juan Monaco used a consistent service game in picking up a second-round win Thursday at the Romania Open tennis tournament.
Simon loses at Mercedes Cup tennis

Simon loses at Mercedes Cup tennis

STUTTGART, Germany, July 16 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Gilles Simon lost in the second round Thursday to unheralded Mischa Zverev at the Mercedes Cup tennis tournament in Stuttgart, Germany.

Simon, Kohlschreiber, Kiefer advance

STUTTGART, Germany, July 14 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Gilles Simon of France and Germans Philipp Kohlschreiber and Nicolas Kiefer were winners Tuesday at the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Germany.
Simon, Blake advance in Estoril Open

Simon, Blake advance in Estoril Open

ESTORIL, Portugal, May 7 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Gilles Simon dominated in the first set Thursday en route to a second-round victory at the $595,000 Estoril Open in Portugal.
Simon Greul
Roger Federer of Switzerland smiles after defeating Simon Greul of Germany in three set of their match at the US Open tennis championship on September 2, 2009 in New York. Federer won 6-3,7-5, 7-5. UPI /Monika Graff

Simon Greul is a German male tennis player born April 13, 1981. He is 6'1" tall and weighs 176 lbs (80 kg). His career high rank was #55, achieved on March 22, 2010.

His major breakthrough was at the 2006 Nasdaq-100 Open, where after beating Adrián García and Ricardo Mello in the qualifying rounds, he reached the round of 16 at the main draw, defeating Paradorn Srichaphan, Dominik Hrbatý, and Tim Henman before succumbing to fourth seed Andy Roddick 6–3, 3–6, 6–2.

In 2009 he reached the quarterfinal at the German Open in Hamburg. He lost to Spaniard David Ferrer. At the 2009 US Open he defeated Giovanni Lapentti in the first round but lost to eventual finalist Roger Federer in the second round. In his next tournament, the BCR Romania Open in Bucharest he reached the semifinal where he lost to Juan Mónaco. Greul finished the season ranked No.59. The year was highlited by a win at an ATP Challenger Tour Event in Todi, a semifinal appearance in Trani and Genoa. It was the best season in his career earning $305,269 and a match record of 15-15 in ATP World Tour level.

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