Jerzy Janowicz seemed very excited about his upset of 8th-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 7-6 (5) on Wednesday at the Italian Open. So much so that he turned from Bruce Banner to the Hulk in a matter of seconds following his win. Jerzy tore off his tennis jersey, so to speak. The 22 year-old needs a shirt sponsor immediately.
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Andy Murray retired from his second-round match with Spanish opponent Marcel Granollers in the second round of the Italian Open on Wednesday with lower back pain and listed himself as doubtful for the French Open.
Murray, who was celebrating his 26th birthday, walked off the court after winning the second set.
''I have an issue with my lower back,'' Murray said...
Help Jo-Wilfried Tsonga design a pair of adizero Feather 2.0 for the 2013 French Open.
Head to http://www.adidas.com/go/jSAAA, design a pair of adizeros and share them on Twitter with the #miTsonga hashtag for your chance to help Jo out.
He'll be picking his favourite design to wear on-court at the French Open. Visit http://www.adidas.com/go/jSAAA to get involved!
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga fans, go wild (but a bit less than Tsonga above, lol) by going to miadidas.com and designing a pair of adizero tennis shoes for the Frenchman to wear on Kid's Day at Roland Garros. Tweet your design with #miTsonga and your design is entered. The contest opens May 2. Tsonga will pick his fav. He's told me he likes bright flashy colors, so head in that direction...
Sixth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Stanislas Wawrinka 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Monte Carlo Masters to set up a potential semifinal match with eight-time defending champion Rafael Nadal.
Wawrinka made short work of second-seeded Andy Murray on Thursday and looked well on the way to another win as he held at love to win the first set, clinching it with an ace on the second serve.
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April 18, 2013
Tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga might receive some backlash after saying women's tennis players are more emotionally unstable than their male counterparts.
Fifth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Slovak qualifier Karol Beck in straight sets in the first round of the U.S. Open.
Tsonga won 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 (2) on Tuesday, rallying from down a break in the third set. Both players had 36 unforced errors, but Tsonga had 41 winners to 25 for Beck.
The Frenchman made the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open last year, his best showing at Flushing Meadows...
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August 28, 2012
MAKING A RACQUET
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga had to fight through some serious pain during his semifinal match against Andy Murray at Wimbledon on Friday after being hit in about the worst place possible for a man.
Tsonga was serving up 5-3 in the third set after being down two sets to none when he got drilled in the manly region. The Frenchman had hit a drop volley and Murray came in for the passing shot...
Apparently it’s a prerequisite for Wimbledon chair umps to have soft hands and cat-like reflexes.
Sweet one-handed grab of a Jo-Wilfried Tsonga backhand by the chair umpire during Tsonga’s quarterfinal match against Philipp Kohlschreiber. Not exactly a bullet, but no floater either. Just hard enough for the ump to make a potential stinger of a shot seem harmless with a “no...
Fifth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga overcame a slow start Sunday to beat Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 and reach the second round of the French Open.Tsonga is the highest-seeded player in action on the opening day of the tournament. He is trying to become the first Frenchman since Yannick Noah in 1983 to win the French Open. His best result at Roland Garros was reaching...
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May 27, 2012