Ahead of the French Open, Tramlines had a chance to have a brief exclusive chat with former world number six Gilles Simon.
The 28-year-old told us about the unique pressure that goes with being a Frenchman at Roland Garros, he's own childhood memories of the tournament and what it is like playing in arguably the toughest era in the history of men's tennis.
Tramlines: As a Frenchman with Roland Garros just around the corner it must be an exciting time of the season for you?
Gilles Simon: Yes, of course, it is a very important tournament for me and I'm always excited when it comes around. I'mRead More »from ‘Media pressure is over rated’ – Gilles Simon Q&A