It's the time of year that brings a smile to the faces of players and fans. The first week of June marks the arrival of summer in London, as warm weather and sunny skies signal the start of grass-court season on the professional circuit.
The smell of freshly-trimmed lawns waft through
© Twitter/Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Twitter/Karen Khachanov Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Karen Khachanov are finding ways to keep busy while staying at home. This article contains: ATPTour.com looks at what your favourite players have been up
One year ago, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was sitting on the sidelines, questioning his future as a professional tennis player. The French stalwart had just undergone surgery on his left knee and was in the midst of a long and arduous recovery.
It is something that would test the spirit and resilience of
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga leaned on the home crowd and some big hitting to earn his first ATP Masters 1000 win in more than two years on Monday at the Rolex Paris Masters. The 34-year-old Frenchman beat VTB Kremlin Cup champion Andrey Rublev of Russia 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 and will next meet
Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga fought through a mid-match dip to upset second seed Karen Khachanov 6-4, 2-6, 7-5 on Tuesday at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C.
Tsonga was a swing away from being up a set and a break when Khachanov served at 4-6, 0-1, 0/40. But the Russian won five
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, in his 16th year as a professional tennis player, picked up his first win at the Citi Open on Monday. The 34-year-old Frenchman halted Canadian Brayden Schnur, finalist at the New York Open in February, 6-4, 7-6(2) to reach the second round.
Tsonga, who improved to 22-12 on the
Rafael Nadal’s Wimbledon draw isn’t getting any easier. After beating Nick Kyrgios in a thrilling second-round clash, the third seed takes on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in third-round action on Saturday. Second seed Roger Federer also takes to Centre Court to face No. 27 seed Lucas Pouille.
“I have another tough opponent in
They'll have a hard time finding better scenery anywhere.
To kick off this year’s Grand Prix Hassan II in Marrakech, wild cards Fabio Fognini of Italy and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France joined Tunisian Malek Jaziri and tournament director Hicham Arazi of Morocco for a light-hearted hit on Marrakech’s famous Djemaa el