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Who Is Gilles Simon Wife Carine Lauret? Everything To Know About The Mother Of His Two Children Timothée And Valentin


Gilles Simon, announced his retirement on November 3, 2022, in front of other French legends and a massive crowd in Paris
Gilles Simon, announced his retirement on November 3, 2022, in front of other French legends and a massive crowd in Paris( Source : parismatch )

Carine Lauret is the partner of the former tennis player Gilles Simon.

The 14 ATP title winner, Gilles Simon, announced his retirement on November 3, 2022, in front of other French legends and a massive crowd in Paris.

On January 5, 2009, Simon reached an ATP singles ranking of No. 6, which was his career's highest. He became a professional in 2002 and amassed 14 ATP Tour singles victories.

The former tennis player married Carine more than a decade ago, and together have two sons. Before adding additional information about the couple, let's read some quick facts about Gilles Simon.

Quick Facts About Gilles Simon

Full NameGilles Simon
Date of BirthDecember 27, 1984 (age 37 years)
Place of BirthNice, France
NationalityFrench
Height1.8 m
ProfessionTennis Player (Former)
ParentsMireille Simon, Daniel Simon

Meet Gilles Simon's Wife, Carine Lauret

Gilles Simon's wife is Carine Lauret, and she was 24 years old when they first met.

During this time, Carine worked as a communication intern with Bouygues Construction from 2007 to 2009.

Gilles Simon and his wife, Carine Lauret with their second-born son, Valentin
Gilles Simon and his wife, Carine Lauret with their second-born son, Valentin ( Source : jess1393 )

Gilles encouraged Carine to quit her work and travel with him to tournaments worldwide after they had been together for a year. Lauret accepted the idea for a while and went with him to as many places and tournaments as possible; nevertheless, she later moved back to Paris to work.

The couple happily expresses their love for each other and live together in Paris with their two sons. In 2020, Gilles also wrote an open blog post to the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) outlining his family's ordeal in quarantine.

Children Of Carine Lauret And Gilles Simon; The Couple Has Two Sons

Carine Lauret shares two sons with Gilles Simon. The former professional tennis player is a proud father of his sons, Timothee Simon and Valentin Simon.

Timothee Simon

Timothee Simon is the older son of Gilles and Carine. He was born in 2010 and is currently 12 years old.

Gilles Simon with his son, Timothee Simon
Gilles Simon with his son, Timothee Simon ( Source : jess1393 )

Timothee loves playing tennis, and according to Gilles, during the Covid19 pandemic, he played many games with his sons. He added that Timothee does not like Gilles acting as his coach while they are on the court.

Valentin Simon

The second and younger son, Valentin Simon, was born in 2013. Valentin is currently nine years old. 

Carine Lauret with her son while attending a tennis match
Carine Lauret with her son while attending a tennis match ( Source : jess1393 )

Previously while talking in an interview, Gilles mentioned that as retirement approaches, he would undoubtedly have the chance to spend much more time with his kids. With the recent news, the French player surely will have this delight.

Inside Gilles Simon's Family

Born in Nice, Gilles Simon was raised outside of Paris at Fontenay-sous-Bois. The name of Simon's parents is Mireille Simon and Daniel Simon. His mother was a doctor, and his father was an employee at an insurance provider.

The name of Simon's parents is Mireille Simon and Daniel Simon
The name of Simon's parents is Mireille Simon and Daniel Simon ( Source : tennishead )

While growing up, Gilles was known by the nickname "Gilou." The bright tennis player began playing tennis at the age of six, as his parents were always supportive of his interests. Talking about siblings, Gilles has a brother.

Some FAQs

How tall is Gilles Simon?

Gilles Simon is 1.8m tall. Likewise, he weighs 69 kg.

Who is the wife of Gilles Simon?

The name of Gilles Simon wife is Carine Lauret. Gilles and Carine are the parents of two sons, Timothee and Valentin.

What is the net worth of Gilles Simon?

The net worth of Gilles Simon is 12 million USD.