Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in May 2009

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (born 17 April 1985) is a French tennis player. He is ranked number 10 in the world rankings.[1] He is the number two tennis player in France.[2] He was born in Le Mans.[1] His mother is French and his father is Congolese.

Tsonga was made famous by his performance in the 2008 Australian Open. For, as an unseeded player, he reached the singles final. Tsonga reached the semi-final at the 2010 Australian Open and at Wimbledon in 2011 and 2012.

Grand Slam record[change | edit source]

This table shows Tsonga's performance in each Grand Slam tournament in singles.

Year Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
2007 Round 1 A Round 4 Round 3
2008 Final A A Round 3
2009 Quarter-final Round 4 Round 3 Round 4
2010 Semi-final Round 4 (retired) Quarter-final A
2011 Round 3 Round 3 Semi-final Quarter-final
2012 Round 4 Quarter-final Semi-final Round 2
2013 Quarter-final Semi-final Round 2 A

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Jo-Wilfried Tsonga". ATP Tour. http://www.atpworldtour.com/Tennis/Players/Top-Players/Jo-Wilfried-Tsonga.aspx. Retrieved 2013-12-16.
  2. "ATP Rankings - France". ATP Tour. http://www.atpworldtour.com/Rankings/Singles.aspx?d=16.12.2013&r=1&c=FRA. Retrieved 2013-12-16.

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