Simon tops Tursunov for Indianapolis Tennis Championships title

Updated: July 20, 2008, 5:52 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Gilles Simon of France won his first ATP title on American soil, beating Dmitry Tursunov 6-4, 6-4 at the Indianapolis Tennis Championships on Sunday.

Simon, seeded second and ranked 25th in the world, had not reached an ATP semifinal in the United States before the Indianapolis tournament, which moved to a hard-court surface in 1988.

"That's special for me because it's not the kind of court I like to play usually," said the 23-year-old Simon, who earned his fourth ...

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