And there we have it! The number 31 seed, playing in his home Slam, is out! What a performance from Basilashvili, a real clumping actually. He wins 16, 6-2, 6-4, 6-1 and plays Victor Troicki in round 2.
Gilles Simon - Nikoloz Basilashvili
French Open men - 29 May 2017
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Simon is in all sorts, 5-1, advantage and matchpoint down...
On Court 1, Simon is in strife. He's a break down to Basilashvili having won the first set and lost the second and third. The 31 seed will be out if he doesn't find something from somewhere.