Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is the French tennis player, who has been playing as a professional since 2004. In a relatively short professional career that spans only seven years, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has achieved a lot, which has obviously put him as one of the great French players of the recent generation. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga comes from the Le Mans region, which is famous for holding the endurance races. However, it did not stop the young Tsonga from going into tennis and he soon achieved everything that was left for him in the junior tennis division.
The graduation into the professional tennis came about in the 2004, but it was not really until the 2008 Australian open that Jo-Wilfried Tsonga became noticed. It is undoubtedly his best performance in a tournament till date, with the then unseeded Tsonga making it into the final after beating a number of players including the likes of Rafael Nadal. Even though he was finally defeated by Novak Djokovic in the final itself, many still consider this as one of the best moments of recent times in the sport of tennis. Even though he could not manage the same in the upcoming major tournaments, he has reached the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in 2011.
He has also a few career titles to his collection, with the titles coming about in the years 2008 and 2009. Since then, it has been a little bit of a lean period for Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. He also holds the record for the second biggest audience for a tennis match on TV, when he played against Nalbandian. It was a program seen by 1.3 million viewers. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has also reached the quarter-finals of the 2010 Wimbledon tournament, which is also sitting proudly atop of the various awards.
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