Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from French Open

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from French Open

 France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has withdrawn from next week's Lyon Open and the French Open later this month after failing to recover from knee surgery.

May 14, 2018, 23:43 PM IST
Australian Open: Nick Kyrgios topples idol Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in electric clash

Australian Open: Nick Kyrgios topples idol Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in electric clash

Australia's Nick Kyrgios won an electric four-setter with his idol Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to advance to the round of 16 at the Australian Open on Friday.

Jan 19, 2018, 19:15 PM IST
Australian Open: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga edges Denis Shapovalov in five-set classic

Australian Open: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga edges Denis Shapovalov in five-set classic

There was a time when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was one of the new kids bounding on to the block, swinging from the hip and shaking up the established hierarchy in men’s tennis.

Jan 17, 2018, 16:26 PM IST
Injured Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from season-opener in Doha

Injured Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from season-opener in Doha

The 32-year-old, who was the 2008 Australian Open runner-up to Novak Djokovic, is still expected to play in the opening Grand Slam tournament of the year at Melbourne Park, which starts on January 15.

Dec 26, 2017, 22:29 PM IST
David Goffin beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, sends Davis Cup into deciding match

David Goffin beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, sends Davis Cup into deciding match

Tsonga hoped to become a national hero on Sunday but instead lost his composure in a bitter end to the match after a disputed call in the third set, triggering huge boos from the 27,000 crowd.

Nov 26, 2017, 22:41 PM IST
Davis Cup Final: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga downs Belgium's Steve Darcis to level for France

Davis Cup Final: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga downs Belgium's Steve Darcis to level for France

David Goffin had mercilessly swept aside close friend Lucas Pouille to give outsiders Belgium the first point at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy.

Nov 25, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
Belgium defeat Australia, face France in Davis Cup final

Belgium defeat Australia, face France in Davis Cup final

Nine-time champions France had booked their place in the November 24-26 final, which they will now host, by seeing off Serbia in their semi-final in Lille.

Sep 18, 2017, 00:43 AM IST
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stars as France beat Serbia to enter Davis Cup final

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stars as France beat Serbia to enter Davis Cup final

They will face either Belgium or Australia in the final, with Lleyton Hewitt`s visitors leading 2-1 in Brussels.

Sep 17, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
Wimbledon: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Sam Querrey bugged by flying ants

Wimbledon: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Sam Querrey bugged by flying ants

Several other players were also seen swatting away the ants, but French 12th seed Tsonga had an especially intimate encounter when one flew up his nose and another into his ear.

Jul 05, 2017, 22:27 PM IST
Wimbledon 2017: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga overwhelms British youngster Cameron Norrie in first round

Wimbledon 2017: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga overwhelms British youngster Cameron Norrie in first round

Tsonga, the 12th seed, was dumped out in the second round last year but was never forced out of second gear as he swatted Norrie aside on Court Two.

Jul 03, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga becomes latest star to be knocked out at Queen's, Grigor Dimitrov survives scare

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga becomes latest star to be knocked out at Queen's, Grigor Dimitrov survives scare

Dimitrov insisted he tuned out all the drama involving the other top seeds in case it affected his focus.

Jun 22, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beats Adrian Mannarino at Queen’s ahead of likely quarter-final against Andy Murray

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beats Adrian Mannarino at Queen’s ahead of likely quarter-final against Andy Murray

 Tsonga, who lost to Andy Murray in the 2011 Queen's final, could be one of the major threats to world number one Murray, who is seeking a sixth championship triumph.

Jun 19, 2017, 20:48 PM IST
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga warms up for Roland Garros with Lyon clay breakthrough

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga warms up for Roland Garros with Lyon clay breakthrough

The 32-year-old Tsonga will open his campaign at Roland Garros -- where he twice reached the semi-finals -- against Argentine Renzo Olivo, a first round casualty in Lyon.

May 28, 2017, 00:29 AM IST
Starry-eyed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga becomes a father

Starry-eyed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga becomes a father

The 31-year-old world number ten -- winner of back-to-back tournaments at Marseille and Rotterdam in February -- pulled out of the Miami tournament a week ago to be present for the birth alongside his partner Noura El Shwekh.

Mar 24, 2017, 23:39 PM IST
Marseille Open: Nick Kyrgios faces French rest in en route to title defense

Marseille Open: Nick Kyrgios faces French rest in en route to title defense

In Saturday's semi-final he will face Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who thumped compatriot Gilles Simon 6-4, 6-1.

Feb 25, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Novak Djokovic back on court at Acapulco after shoulder injury

Novak Djokovic back on court at Acapulco after shoulder injury

Djokovic had accepted a wildcard into the Mexican tournament which boasts a strong field including Australian Open finalist Rafa Nadal and world number four Milos Raonic.

Feb 24, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
No coach, no problem as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wins first career title at Rotterdam World Tennis tournament

No coach, no problem as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wins first career title at Rotterdam World Tennis tournament

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shrugged off the absence of his coach to defeat David Goffin 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday and earn a first career title at the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament.

Feb 20, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
Rotterdam Open: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Tomas Berdych in straight sets; faces David Goffin in final

Rotterdam Open: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Tomas Berdych in straight sets; faces David Goffin in final

The French sixth seed will compete for his first title at the Ahoy stadium after finishing runner-up six years ago.

Feb 19, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
Rotterdam Open: Tomas Berdych crushes Martin Klizan in quarter-finals; to meet Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in semis

Rotterdam Open: Tomas Berdych crushes Martin Klizan in quarter-finals; to meet Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in semis

Berdych has now reached the semi-finals in Rotterdam for a fourth time after also finishing runner-up to Stan Wawrinka in 2015.

Feb 18, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
Australian Open: Stan Wawrinka beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, cruises into semi-final of grand slam

Australian Open: Stan Wawrinka beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, cruises into semi-final of grand slam

Wawrinka enters his eighth Grand Slam semi-final and will next face either Swiss legend Roger Federer or Germany`s Mischa Zverev.

Jan 24, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

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