Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is a French professional tennis player, currently ranked number five in the world, a career high (as of June 7, 2012). He is also the No. 1 ranked French player.

His highest achievement is reaching the finals of the 2008 Australian Open. So far  he has won eight ATP singles titles, including the 2008 Paris Masters, as well as four ATP doubles titles. He recently reached the quarterfinals of the 2012 French Open, losing to Novak Djokovic in five sets.

He turned pro in 2004. Tsonga has French and Congolese parentage.

Born: April 17, 1985 in Le Mans, France 
Height: 6'2" 
Weight: 91 kg
Residence: Gingins, Switzerland

Achievements/Career Highlights:
  • Reached a career high of number 5 on February 27, 2012
  • Career prize money: $9.033 million
  • Career Win-Loss record: 213-97
  • Reached the semifinals of 2011 Winbledon, and quarterfinals of 2011 US Open
  • Reached the finals of the 2011 World Tour Finals, losing to Roger Federer 

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