The French player and World No. 15 Gilles Simon will have many supporters on Sunday when he will play Against the Serb Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open in the fourth round. 'It's not that Novak became arrogant, but I'll have the whole locker room behind me against Djokovic on Sunday.
Guys are fed up with being humiliated' - Simon said to L'Equipe. In career Djokovic beat Simon nine times: the only win he got was in Marseille 2008, then eight win in a row for Djokovic.
The streak started at the ATP Finals in 2008, from then Djokovic lost only three sets. The last time they played against each other was last November in Paris Bercy, when Nole won 6-3 7-5 not playing his best tennis. The World No.
1 and Simon have had different paths this week: Djokovic beat Hyeon Chung 6-3 6-2 6-4, Quentin Halys 6-1 6-2 7-6(3) and Andreas Seppi 6-1 7-5 7-6(6), so he has not lost any set. Simon beat Pospisil in four sets, Donskoy 7/5 in the fifth set and Delbonis in straight.
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