New coach journey for Simon

Gilles SIMON
ATP Tennis

Gilles Simon has started working with a new coach, German Jan de Witt, who replaced Frenchman Thierry Tulasne.

De Witt previously worked with Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen before moving on to work with 28-year-old Simon, who reached world no6 in 2009 but is now a top 20 player.

Eastbourne-bound Simon, who reached three semi-finals – Rotterdam, Marseille and Bucharest – this year, will be expecting to gradually move closer to a return to the top 10.

De Witt has a tough task at 2013 Roland Garros, as the French ace has a win-loss ratio of 8-7 in Singles at the French Open and yet to impress in his home slam.

One thought on “New coach journey for Simon

  1. Simon’s won 10 titles (level with Tsonga among active French players) and made the fourth round at RG in 2011 and the third round last year… I’m trying to work out who you’re confusing him with…

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