Gilles Simon of France hits a backhand return during his match against Bernard Tomic of Australia on the final day of the Kooyong Classic tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 13, 2017. / AFP / WILLIAM WEST /
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Frenchman Gilles Simon got what he described as a taste of home as he overcame drizzle to defeat Bernard Tomic for a third-place finish at the Kooyong Classic Friday.In a contest reduced before the start to one set, given the threatening weather which arrived later, he won 6-3 . Despite the conditions, organizers remained hopeful of the men's final between defending champion David Goffin and Ivo Karlovic and the women's title match between Sorana Cirstea and Yanina Wickmayer taking place.Simon, 32, will start at the Grand Slam against American teenager Michael Mmoh.
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