Simon hires new coach

by: Matt Cronin | April 30, 2013

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France’s Gilles Simon has hired German Jan de Witt to coach him, L’Equipe  reports.

De Witt previously worked with Jarkko Nieminen. The 17th-ranked Simon recently parted with French coach Thierry Tulasne. Simon has advanced to three semifinals — Rotterdam, Marseille and Bucharest — in nine tournaments this season.

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