Tsonga wins all-French final at Open 13

MARSEILLE, France (AP) Second-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won a second title in as many weeks by defeating fellow Frenchman Lucas Pouille 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Open 13 on Sunday. The 11th-ranked Tsonga put on a nearly flawless performance on his serve to win his 14th career title at the indoor event. Tsonga hit seven aces, dropped only three points on his first serve and...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tsonga beats Kyrgios to set up all-French final at Open 13

MARSEILLE, France (AP) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated defending champion Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (5), 2-6, 6-4 at the Open 13 on Saturday, guaranteeing an all-French final at the indoor tournament. The first matchup between the pair was hard-fought as Tsonga weathered 16 aces from the Australian, saved five break points and broke early in the decider to prevail in more than two hours. ...
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Top seed Monfils and No. 2 Tsonga into Open 13 quarterfinals

MARSEILLE, France (AP) Top-seeded Gael Monfils and No. 2 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals of the Open 13 on Thursday. Monfils beat Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 6-1, 6-4 in less than an hour, and the Frenchman next faces countryman Richard Gasquet, who is seeded sixth. Tsonga, who won the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam last weekend for his...
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Tennis: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga ends drought with title in Rotterdam

France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Belgian David Goffin in Rotterdam on Sunday to clinch the final of the World Tennis Tournament. It was an overall successful tournament for Tsonga, which saw him record his 401st career win in the final. Tsonga, currently ranked World No. 14, had not won a title since Metz in September 2015 and had to fight back in this final after falling behind...
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Tsonga beats Goffin to win World Tennis Tournament final

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga clinched his 13th career title on Sunday, rallying from a set down to beat David Goffin of Belgium 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the final of the World Tennis Tournament. The sixth-seeded Frenchman hit 10 aces and, although he dropped his serve twice, he broke the third-seeded Goffin's serve four times. Tsonga, ranked 14, lost the final here...
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Stan Wawrinka and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga jaw at each other in Australian Open match

With a new presidential administration starting, the NFL playoffs going on, college basketball and so much more, it’s easy to forget we’re deep into the first tennis major of the year. That would be the Australian Open. While it seems like the only newsworthy headline is Novak Djokovic losing in the first round, one of Monday’s quarterfinal matches got extra heated. This match...
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January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Wawrinka, Tsonga in heated confrontation during match

Stan Wawrinka and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga got into a heated confrontation during the break after the first set of their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open on Tuesday.Wawrinka won the set 7-6 in a tiebreak and said something to Tsonga when the two were seated in their areas between sets. The exchange was in French -- Tsonga's native language -- and seemed to be along the lines of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 24, 2017  |  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

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

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