Juan Monaco of Argentina gestures during to a match against Jeremy Chardy of France during the ATP Paris Masters tennis tournament on November 10, 2009.
Singles - Second Round
 N Davydenko (RUS) d B Becker (GER) 62 61
 F Verdasco (ESP) d A Seppi (ITA) 67(3) 64 64
 J Tsonga (FRA) d A Montanes (ESP) 61 75
 G Simon (FRA) d I Ljubicic (CRO) 63 36 76(4)
Singles - First Round
N Almagro (ESP) d M Chiudinelli (SUI) 62 64
[Q] D Guez (FRA) d S Wawrinka (SUI) 63 64
J Monaco (ARG) d J Chardy (FRA) 76(6) 75
J Benneteau (FRA) d P Petzschner (GER) 46 75 63
[Q] A Clement (FRA) d F Lopez (ESP) 63 61
Doubles - First Round
B Soares (BRA) / K Ullyett (ZIM) d P Cuevas (URU) / O Marach (AUT) 61 76(6)
M Granollers (ESP) / T Robredo (ESP) d J Del Potro (ARG) / F Gonzalez (CHI) 76(2) 62
C Kas (GER) / P Kohlschreiber (GER) d J Monaco (ARG) / R Nadal (ESP) 46 75 15-13 - saved 2 M.P
J Kerr (AUS) / T Parrott (USA) d M Damm (CZE) / J Erlich (ISR) 63 64
J Brunstrom (SWE) / J Rojer (AHO) d [WC] S Grosjean (FRA) / F Santoro (FRA) 63 36 10-5
The roaring crowd lifted him over the finish line.
Say what you will about Gilles Simon but, on one leg, he gutted out a victory over Ivan Ljubicic who, after the battle, couldn't get out of there fast enough.
It's tough losing a tight match in a final-set breaker to a player on one leg. Especially when you actually have a serve.
Despite his frail frame and wisp of weaponry, Simon has gonads.
It was shocking to see how Arnaud Clement tore Feliciano Lopez a new hole.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the defending champ, got through, Julien Benneteau outlasted a choking Philipp Petzschner, and David Guez, a homegrown qualifier, upset Stanislas Wawrinka.
Not a bad day for France, Jeremy Chardy the only casualty.