Gilles Simon (pictured) broke serve seven times against David Ferrer.
Flushing Meadows, NY (SportsNetwork.com) -
Frenchman Gilles Simon upset fourth-seeded Spaniard David Ferrer on Sunday, while Roger Federer topped Marcel Granollers to reach the fourth round of the U.S. Open.
Simon, seeded 26th, fired nine aces and broke serve seven times in a 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 win at Louis Armstrong Stadium.
Ferrer, who committed 52 unforced errors, had won 16 straight third-round Grand Slam matches. He is the first top-10 seed to lose in the men's draw.