Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Born: April 17, 1985 (age 32)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Le Mans, France
Nationality: France French

Current Rank (Sep 18): No. 18 (2,375 points)
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga celebrates after beating opponent Denis Kudla during their quarter final match at Queens on June 14, 2013
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Andy Murray goes for a forehand during the quarter-final match against Kyle Edmund at Queen's on June 17, 2016
Why Andy Murray has toughest draw at Wimbledon, despite Rafael Nadal exit
Defending champion Andy Murray is no longer required to face Rafael Nadal in order to reach the Wimbledon final, but he still remains with the toughest draw at SW19.
Jul 11, 16:44
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory during the Men's Singles first round match against Liam Broady of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2016 in Londo
Andy Murray to play lucky loser at Wimbledon
World number one Andy Murray will face a qualifier in the first round at this year's Wimbledon.
Jun 30, 10:09
Kyle Edmund of Great Britain (L) shakes hands with Andy Murray of Great Britain (R) after victory in his Tie Break Tennis singles match on day four of the Statoil Masters Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall on December 5, 2015 in London, England.
Result: Andy Murray, Kyle Edmund progress at French Open
Andy Murray and Kyle Edmund both progress through to the last 32 of the French Open with wins over Martin Klizan and Renzo Olivo respectively.
Jun 1, 16:39
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray avoids star names in Indian Wells draw
World number one Andy Murray avoids the majority of the sport's big names in the draw for the Indian Wells Masters.
Mar 8, 16:11
Captain of Great Britain Leon Smith celebrates after the win between Jamie Murray and Andy Murray of Great Britain against Nicolas Mahut and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during Day Two of the World Group Quarter Final Davis Cup match between Great Britain
Can Great Britain beat Canada in the Davis Cup?
Can Great Britain progress through to the last eight of the Davis Cup when they take on Canada in Ottawa?
Feb 2, 09:22
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates during his Mens Singles Third Round match against Sam Groth of Australia during day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2015
Result: Roger Federer coasts into semi-finals of Australian Open
Roger Federer beats Mischa Zverev in straight sets to advance through to the last four of the Australian Open, where he will face Stanislas Wawrinka.
Jan 24, 10:05
Stanislas Wawrinka in action in his fourth-round match against Milos Raonic during day eight of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2016
Result: Stanislas Wawrinka overcomes Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach final four
Fourth seed Stanislas Wawrinka beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the last eight of the Australian Open to remain on course for back-to-back Grand Slam titles.
Jan 24, 09:11
Andy Murray practises on day one of the Australian Open on January 18, 2016
Andy Murray: "It's just tennis"
Sir Andy Murray remarks "it's just tennis" after he suffers a shock exit from the Australian Open.
Jan 22, 14:50
Dan Evans plays a forehand in his match against Amir Weintraub during the second round of 2016 Australian Open Qualifying at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2016
Result: Dan Evans's run ended by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Melbourne
Dan Evans is knocked out of the Australian Open by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga after failing to push on from a one-set lead in Melbourne.
Jan 22, 09:26
Dan Evans in action on day two of the Australian Open on January 19, 2016
Dan Evans: "It could have gone either way"
British number three Dan Evans admits that the contest "could have gone either way" after he defeats home favourite Bernard Tomic at the Australian Open.
Jan 20, 10:26
Dan Evans during his men's singles match against Ricardas Berankis during day two of the ATP Aegon Open Nottingham on June 21, 2016
Result: Dan Evans reaches fourth round
British number three Dan Evans joins Sir Andy Murray in the fourth round of the Australian Open after a straight-sets defeat of Bernard Tomic.
Jan 20, 10:03
Jo Wilfried Tsonga celebrates against Pierre-Hugues Herbert during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Result: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga through to round two of Australian Open in four sets
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga books his place in the second round of the Australian Open by beating Thiago Monteiro 6-1 6-3 6-7(5) 6-2 in Melbourne.
Jan 16, 09:35
Andy Murray practises on day one of the Australian Open on January 18, 2016
Result: Andy Murray suffers defeat to David Goffin in Abu Dhabi
Andy Murray starts the new season with a surprise straight-sets defeat to David Goffin at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.
Dec 30, 15:01
Rafael Nadal in action at the Argentina Open on February 13, 2016
Result: Rafael Nadal, David Goffin through at Mubadala World Tennis Championship
Rafael Nadal and David Goffin both progress through to the semi-finals of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi.
Dec 29, 17:40
A jubilant Andy Murray collects his gold medal on August 14, 2016
Andy Murray wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016 award
British tennis star Andy Murray is named as the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year for 2016.
Dec 18, 21:10
Milos Raonic celebrates winning match point in his quarter-final match against Gael Monfils during day 10 of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2016
Result: Milos Raonic overcomes Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to set up Andy Murray semi-final
Milos Raonic beats home favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2 7-6(4) in the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters.
Nov 4, 22:43
Andy Murray reacts during the French Open final against Novak Djokovic on June 6, 2016
Result: Andy Murray one win from ousting Novak Djokovic as world's number one
Andy Murray beats Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters to move a big step closer to becoming world number one.
Nov 4, 20:44
Novak Djokovic plays a backhand against Roberto Bautista Agut in their third-round match during day six of the Mutua Madrid Open on May 5, 2016
Result: Novak Djokovic in danger of losing world number one spot following defeat in Paris
Andy Murray's campaign to become world number one is boosted as Novak Djokovic loses to Marin Cilic in the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters.
Nov 4, 17:40
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray to face Fernando Verdasco at Paris Masters
Andy Murray will face Fernando Verdasco in the second round of the Paris Masters in a week where he hopes to become world number one.
Oct 31, 14:08
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray: 'Still plenty of work to become world's best'
Andy Murray says that making the leap from second to first in the men's rankings is "the hardest one to make", as he closes in on Novak Djokovic at the top.
Oct 30, 19:26
Andy Murray reacts during the French Open final against Novak Djokovic on June 6, 2016
Result: Andy Murray triumphs in Austria to claim seventh title of 2016
Andy Murray brushes aside Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final of the Erste Bank Open in Vienna to win his seventh title of the year.
Oct 30, 14:58
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray reaches Erste Bank Open final
Andy Murray reaches the final of the Erste Bank Open after David Ferrer withdraws with a leg injury.
Oct 29, 16:29
Marcus Willis in action at Wimbledon on July 29, 2016
Result: Marcus Willis edged out in Vienna qualifiers
British number 12 Marcus Willis misses out on progression in qualifying for the Erst Bank Open after losing to Radu Albot.
Oct 22, 18:22
Richard Gasquet in action at the French Open on May 27, 2016
Result: Richard Gasquet storms to victory over Borna Coric in opening semi-final rubber
France's Richard Gasquet cruises past Borna Coric of Croatia with a 6-2 7-6(5) 6-1 straight-sets triumph in Zadar.
Sep 16, 15:32
Novak Djokovic celebrates defeating Kei Nishikori in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on January 26, 2016
Result: Novak Djokovic through to US Open semi-finals as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retires
Novak Djokovic makes it into the semi-finals of the US Open after Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is forced to retire with a knee injury.
Sep 7, 09:11
Gael Monfils in action at the Miami Open on March 31, 2016
Result: Gael Monfils books semi-final spot at US Open
Gael Monfils advances into the semi-finals of the US Open with a 6-4 6-3 6-3 victory over fellow Frenchman Lucas Pouille.
Sep 6, 21:23
Novak Djokovic shakes hands at the net after his straight-sets victory against Kyle Edmund at the Miami Open on March 25, 2016
Result: Kyle Edmund loses to Novak Djokovic at US Open
World number one Novak Djokovic records a 6-2 6-1 6-4 victory over Great Britain's Kyle Edmund in the fourth round of the US Open.
Sep 5, 09:14
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France celebrates after winning the match against Rafael Nadal of Spain during the men's singles semifinal match on day 7 of Shanghai Rolex Masters at Qi Zhong Tennis Centre on October 17, 2015
Result: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga overcomes Jack Sock to reach US Open quarter-finals
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga overcomes the challenge of Jack Sock to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open.
Sep 4, 22:10
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory during the Men's Singles first round match against Liam Broady of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2016 in Londo
Andy Murray expecting "tough" semi-final against Tomas Berdych
World number two Andy Murray is expecting a "tough" match against Tomas Berdych when they meet in the semi-finals of Wimbledon.
Jul 7, 14:14
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory during the Men's Singles first round match against Liam Broady of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2016 in Londo
Result: Andy Murray beats Jo-Wilfired Tsonga in epic quarter-final
Andy Murray advances into the semi-finals of Wimbledon after overcoming Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6 6-1 3-6 4-6 6-1 on Wednesday night.
Jul 6, 20:42
Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic celebrates winning in his Mens Singles Third Round match against Pablo Andujar of Spain during day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2015
Result: Tomas Berdych records routine win over Lucas Pouille to reach Wimbledon semi-finals
Tomas Berdych is in the Wimbledon semi-finals for the first time in six years after a 7-6(4) 6-3 6-2 win over Lucas Pouille on Wednesday afternoon.
Jul 6, 18:27
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory during the Men's Singles first round match against Liam Broady of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2016 in Londo
Andy Murray wary of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga threat
Andy Murray warns that he will need to be at his best if he is to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon.
Jul 5, 17:17
Nick Kyrgios in action at the French Open on May 27, 2016
Nick Kyrgios admits lack of effort against Andy Murray
Nick Kyrgios admits that his performance against Andy Murray at Wimbledon was lacking.
Jul 4, 22:45
France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga celebrates match point during his men's singles first round match against Austria's Jurgen Melzer, a day after the game was suspended due to rain, on day two of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: 'I can beat Andy Murray'
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga insists that he is capable of knocking home favourite Andy Murray out of Wimbledon.
Jul 4, 20:09
Andy Murray hits a backhand during his semi-final match against Marin Cilic at Queen's on June 18, 2016
Andy Murray: 'Nick Kyrgios lost focus after first set'
Andy Murray says that Nick Kyrgios lost focus during his win over the Australian.
Jul 4, 19:30
France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga returns against Latvia's Ernests Gulbis in their second round men's singles match on day three of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament at the All England Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 26, 2013
Result: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga makes Wimbledon quarter-finals as Richard Gasquet drops out injured
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is into the Wimbledon quarter-finals after fellow Frenchman Richard Gasquet pulls out of their fourth-round match with a back injury.
Jul 4, 18:42
Richard Gasquet of France waves to the crowd after victory in his Gentlemen’s Singles Third Round match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during day five of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on J
Result: Richard Gasquet sees off Albert Ramos-Vinolas to clinch Jo-Wilfried Tsonga meeting
Richard Gasquet will meet fellow Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the fourth round of Wimbledon after claiming a 2-6 7-6(5) 6-2 6-3 win over Albert Ramos-Vinolas.
Jul 3, 20:12
John Isner returns the ball to Kyle Edmund at the French Open on May 25, 2016
Result: John Isner downed by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Wimbledon epic
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beats John Isner 6-7(3) 3-6 7-6(5) 6-2 19-17 in a Wimbledon third round match on middle Sunday that lasted four hours and 24 minutes.
Jul 3, 19:40
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory during the Men's Singles first round match against Liam Broady of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2016 in Londo
Andy Murray: 'Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon exit guarantees nothing'
British number one Andy Murray is refusing to get carried away about his Wimbledon hopes, claiming that Novak Djokovic's exit from the competition means little at this point.
Jul 3, 10:25
Jo Wilfried Tsonga celebrates against Pierre-Hugues Herbert during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Result: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga through in straight sets
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga safely progresses into the second round of Wimbledon with a 6-4 7-6(5) 6-4 win over Inigo Cervantes.
Jun 28, 13:56



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