Rosol beats Tsonga, Czechs lead France 1-0 in Davis Cup

TRINEC, Czech Republic (AP) Lukas Rosol saved two match points to prevail over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6 (8), 6-4 and give the Czech Republic a 1-0 lead over France in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Friday. Amid increased security following the deadly attack in the French city of Nice, Rosol converted his third match point with a passing forehand on an indoor hard...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray uses crowd to help him beat Tsonga at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) His lead slipping away, Andy Murray needed a little something extra to keep him going in the fifth set. He found it in the fans. And in himself. The second-seeded Murray absorbed everything he could from the Centre Court faithful, using their screams and cheers to help him hold off Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6 (10), 6-1, 3-6, 4-6, 6-1 and advance to the Wimbledon semifinals...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Isner pleads the 5th at Wimbledon, losing 19-17 to Tsonga

LONDON (AP) This super-sized fifth set at Wimbledon finished 19-17, not 70-68, and it did not end well for John Isner. The 6-foot-10 American, who won the longest match in tennis history at the All England Club in 2010, found himself locked in another marathon against another Frenchman at the same site. This time, Isner came up short. No. 12 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga saved a match point...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennis Player Jo-Wilfriend Tsonga Kindly Helps Ball Girl In Distress (Video)

It’s been a good couple of weeks for sportsmanship and doing the right thing in the tennis world. A couple of weeks ago, it was American tennis player Jack Sock who made headlines for an impressive display of sportsmanship in a match with Lleyton Hewitt. This week, at the Australian Open, it’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga who deserves a round of applause for his act of kindness toward...
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Tsonga stops in third set, tends to clearly distressed ball girl

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was a winner on Wednesday, and it had little to do with beating Omar Jasika in straight sets at the Australian Open.The French star took notice of a clearly distressed ball girl in the third set and stopped to check on her. He almost immediatley called for help, then took her arm in his own and led her off the court.You can watch the video embedded below:It's a...
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January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Jo-Wilfried Tsgona girlfriend: Noura El Shwekh

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has a new girlfriend, and it is our duty to keep you updated on the goings-on of his personal life. Tsonga was previously dating Charlotte Deon, but that relationship has ended. Since late 2014, a new woman — Noura El Shwekh — has been supporting him at his matches. El Shwekh is Swiss and has made public appearances with Tsonga, in addition to attending his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

It was so hot at the Australian Open on Thursday you could fry an egg … literally (photo)

Hisenae arena @australianopen. Mate, could I please order a t-bone — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (@tsonga7) January 16, 2014 The entire continent Australia is apparently under a massive heat wave — the hottest that’s it has been on 100 years, according to Australian authorities. Temperatures reportedly reached a severe 110 degrees on Thursday, which created...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Tsonga into third round at Australian Open

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga started his match under the blazing sun and finished it with a roof over the court in beating Thomaz Bellucci 7-6 (6), 6-4, 6-4 Thursday on a chaotic day of searing temperatures at the Australian Open. The tournament's Extreme Heat Policy was put into effect during the match when the temperature exceeded 42 Celsius (108F), meaning a brief delay while the roof...
Via Associated Press
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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