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Top-seeded Tsonga ousted by Goffin in Moselle Open quarterfinals

  Eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium rallied to beat top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 1-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 Friday to reach the Moselle Open semifinals. Goffin next plays Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff, who advanced after third-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber retired when trailing 5-0 after just 20 minutes. Looking to win the Moselle title for the third time, Tsonga dominated the first...
Via AP on Fox
September 19, 2014  |  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 pic.twitter.com/PupUC4OjP0 — 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from US Open

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France has pulled out of the U.S. Open with a knee injury. The eighth-ranked Tsonga hasn't played since June 26 when he was forced to drop out of his second-round match at Wimbledon. He says his left knee needs more time to recover and he hopes to be ready for the Moselle Open next month. The 28-year-old Tsonga already missed the Rogers Cup in Montreal...
Via Fox Sports
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Design An adizero Feather 2.0 for Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

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! ...
Via Mo Better Shoes
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss
HOO BOY

Tsonga: Female players unstable

Tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga might receive some backlash after saying women's tennis players are more emotionally unstable than their male counterparts.

Via Larry Brown Sports
January 23, 2013  |  3 Comments

Tsonga beats Beck in straight sets at US Open

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...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss
MAKING A RACQUET

Tsonga hit in manly region by Murray shot

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Wimbledon chair ump shows off panther-like reflexes with slick grab of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 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 ...
Via The Last Angry Fan
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Tsonga Beaten in London, Injured Finger Could put Wimbledon in Doubt

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s Wimbledon is in question after falling to Ivan Dodig 7-6 (3), 3-6, 7-6 (5) in a third-round loss to Ivan Dodig at Queen’s Club on Thursday. Tsonga injured the little finger on his right hand when he slipped and fell on the court during the sixth game of the third set. “I think it’s serious,” Tsonga said. “I just fell down. That’s it. I didn’t...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 5 Tsonga reaches 2nd round at French Open

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...
Via AP on Fox
May 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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