Gilles Simon hurts ankle

Updated: January 10, 2014, 1:26 AM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Gilles Simon of France is in doubt for the Australian Open after injuring his right ankle in the semifinals of the Kooyong exhibition tournament Friday.

Simon, seeded 18th for the first Grand Slam of the year beginning Monday, was trailing compatriot Richard Gasquet 7-6 (3), 1-0 when he rolled his ankle as he ran toward the net. Simon, 29, was in obvious pain, throwing his racket away and limping to his chair.

He was treated by the tournament physiotherapist ...

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