The Latest: Wawrinka advances to Australian Open semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Latest on Tuesday from the Australian Open (all times local): 5:30 p.m. U.S. Open champion Stan Wawrinka is through to the Australian Open semifinals after beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-3 at Rod Laver Arena. Wawrinka will play the winner of the night quarterfinal between Roger Federer and Mischa Zverev. It was Wawrinka's fourth win in...
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3 hours ago  |  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...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Tsonga ends Evans' strong run in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Latest from the Australian Open on Sunday (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has ended Daniel Evans' strong run at the Australian Open, beating the British player 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 to advance to the quarterfinals. Evans had beaten 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic in the second round and local hope Bernard Tomic in the third before...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Tsonga beats Sock to advance to 4th round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Latest from the Australian Open on Friday (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Former Australian Open finalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is back in the round of 16 after defeating Jack Sock 7-6 (4), 7-5, 6-7 (8), 6-3. Sock and compatriot Sam Querrey were the last American men left in the draw and both lost within moments of each other on Friday. Querrey was defeated...
Via Associated Press
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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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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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