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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga© ATP
  • Nationality: FRA (France)
  • Birthdate: April 17, 1985
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Birthplace: Le Mans, France
  • Residence: Gingins, Switzerland
  • Turned Pro: 2004
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Coach: Nicolas Escude & Thierry Ascione
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  • Goffin Heroics Can't Stop France from Claiming 10th Davis Cup
  • Cup on Sunday 3-2 after a win in the final singles. Tied 1-1 after the first day following wins by Goffin and France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga who beat Darcis in straights, on Saturday France won the big doubles point when Richard Gasquet and Pierre-Hugues Herbert defeated Belgians...
  • 2017-11-26
  • Goffin, Belgium Seeking First Davis Cup Title This Weekend In France
  • Goffin will be Steve Darcis in singles and in doubles Belgium will lean on Joris De Loore and Ruben Bemelmans. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Lucas Pouille will anchor the French team in singles with Richard Gasquet partnering with Pierre Hugues Herbert in the doubles. Coach Y...
  • 2017-11-23
  • Sock Wins Paris Indoor, Qualifying for ATP Finals
  • year-end final in one week's time leapfrogged Pablo Carreno Busta, Isner, Sam Querrey, Kevin Anderson, Juan Martin del Potro, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Lucas Pouille, Roberto Bautista Agut and Albert Ramos-Vinolas to qualify in London. Krajinovic was competing in only his second tour-le...
  • 2017-11-05
  • Nadal Gets No. 1; Del Potro Makes London Push, Goffin A Win From Qualifying
  • Slams, he's back on top. While Rafa made the headlines, the ATP Race to London drew more into focus. Kevin Anderson and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga were both eliminated in three set losses. Anderson lost to Fernando Verdasco, Tsonga was upset by countryman Julien Benneteau. Staying a...
  • 2017-11-02
  • London Hopefuls Querrey, PCB Fall In Paris; Nadal Can Wrap Up No. 1 Wednesday
  • and then try to be ready for the first match.” Alexander Zverev challenges Robin Haase, Julien Benneteau battles Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet faces Grigor Dimitrov. Also, in a tall-small matchup, John Isner meets Diego Schwartzman. Kevin Anderson, David G...
  • 2017-10-31
  • Pouille Party as Frenchman Takes Title at ATP Vienna
  • Lucas Pouille became the lone player to win titles on all three surfaces in 2017 on Sunday after defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1, 6-4 in the all-French final of the Erste Bank 500 in Vienna, Austria. His Vienna hardcourt title was in addition to triumphing at Budape...
  • 2017-10-29
  • Gael Monfils Interview - US Open, Sept 6
  • him physically and break him in the head. That was my plan. Q. Could you talk about the rivalry I guess in French men's tennis, and how Tsonga is not here and you're the top Frenchman now? GAL MONFILS: Yeah, Jo, we miss him for sure, because we need him for our country. I think h...
  • 2010-09-06
  • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Interview - French Open, May 26
  • Wilfried Tsonga InterviewFrench OpenWednesday, May 26, 2010 Q. Are you not ashamed of what you did to your friend? JO WILFRIED TSONGA: Well, no. I would have rather played somebody else and win this way, but it's the way it is. That's the tournament.It's the way it is. Howev...
  • 2010-05-26
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  • French Open SFs Open Thread: Djokovic v Nadal, Tsonga v Ferrer
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  • Federer v Del Potro, Djokovic v Tsonga; Men's French Open QF Picks And Pans: There Are No Easy Draws Left
  • Djokovic v Murray, Tsonga v Wawrinka; French Open SF Picks And Pans
  • Federer In Tsonga Showdown Tuesday At French Open; Nadal Returning To Form Just In Time?
  • Murray Halted At 7-7, Nadal Injured? Federer v Gulbis, Djokovic v Tsonga Sunday At French Open


  • Recent fan comments for Jo-Wilfried Tsonga:


    fred owdiwink
    Says:

    hes terribole, i really doudt that hes going to be no 1 iand i also dougt that hees goi ng to win the grand slam


    Posted on January 1, 2013 at 09:57 ET



    William Nather
    Says:

    Hes so cool1 hes awesome like raising some many

    Posted on January 1, 2013 at 09:47 ET



    adria clark
    Says:

    I watched the match between djokovic French Open
    2012.You played so good. Just perfect. I thought you were going to win for you deserved it. I just knew it was your time. I think you got over excited as well as I did. But you did real well and let no one tell you no differ you are just as good or better as the top four.Keep up the good work it will pay off soon. I did not watch the fifth set.

    Posted on June 8, 2012 at 22:09 ET



    Maureen Davison
    Says:

    I saw Jo Wilfred for the first time during Wimbledon 2011 and was blown away by his talent. He is the most amazingly natural player there has been around for years and he seems to be going from strength to strength - not only is he talented but he such a nice person as well -

    Posted on July 1, 2011 at 07:18 ET



    mina
    Says:

    az i always say "tsonga rocks".
    nothing is more enjoyable than watching tsonga win.
    i am looking forward to see him in finals.


    Posted on May 8, 2010 at 13:21 ET



    Marie
    Says:

    I ALWAYS ENJOY YOUR GAME JO. GREAT WIN TUESDAY MORNING.HAPPY THAT YOU WON.

    Posted on January 8, 2010 at 03:01 ET



    Linda
    Says:

    Another arrogant player. (It's "all about me" ala Serena Williams). Give me a Federrer or Sampras or especially an Agassi any day.

    Posted on September 8, 2009 at 16:51 ET



    Stacy
    Says:

    What you did to Federer in Montreal was superhuman. You're the reason I watch tennis :)

    Posted on August 4, 2009 at 17:59 ET



    TATTOUE
    Says:

    HEY BUDS. HOW'S YOURSELF KEEPING UNDER THE WEATHER....LAST TIME I SAW ONE OF YOUR MATCHES WAS WITH DJOKER AT THE AUST OPEN 08. I THINK IT WAS THE FINAL.... LOOK AFTER YOURSELF AND BEST WISHES FOR THE REST OF THE SEASONS,. (may29.09)

    Posted on May 7, 2009 at 20:26 ET



    Tsitsi
    Says:

    Tsonga is a very talented player. I look forward to the day that he becomes seed number one in the world.
    Il faut! Bonne chance Jo!

    Posted on May 2, 2009 at 11:05 ET



    Fredrick Mclain
    Says:

    He is a new guy.He got power and a whole lot of musscles.More built than a whole lot of skinney guys on the tour.All he need is a little bit of more training and I think one day he is going to
    hit so hard that the ball spread open.

    Posted on January 7, 2008 at 11:23 ET



    edwina
    Says:

    jo wilfred is the "BOMB". hope to see him in the finals. he is really up and coming. i enjoy seeing the older seeds that have been around for awhile upset by the younger players. just keep on rolling!!!! jo

    Posted on January 2, 2008 at 11:29 ET



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