Result: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga edges out Robin Haase at Madrid Open

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga returns the ball during the match against Jurgen Melzer in the Monte Carlo Masters on April 18, 2013
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga makes it through to round three of the Madrid Open with a straight-sets victory against Robin Haase.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has reached round three of the Madrid Open with a straight-sets victory over Robin Haase.

The French seventh seed squandered a set point at the end of the first but came through the tie-break 7-5 to gain the initiative against his Dutch opponent.

Both players exchanged breaks early in the second before Tsonga won another tie-break 7-2 to seal his progress.

He will now face Spaniard Fernando Verdasco for a spot in the quarter-finals.

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