Tsonga thrives behind rough home crowd

May 31, 2015 - photo frame

  • PARIS — This is what Grand Slam tennis is all about:

    “Tson-ga!” (Clap, clap, clap)

    “Tson-ga!” (Clap, clap, clap)

  • Tandon: The bright, confidant conform of a French Open

    The year’s French Open players are a really heterogeneous group, though they have one thing in common: They’re going confidant and splendid with their choice of fashion.

  • In a Open era, that extends behind to 1968, there have never been some-more than dual French masculine players in a quarterfinals of a same Grand Slam event.

    Tsonga’s quarterfinal competition will be No. 5 seed Kei Nishikori, who distant Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. The 25-year-old from Japan has played usually 9 sets given he was postulated a walkover in a third turn by Benjamin Becker.

    Nishikori, who reached a finals of final year’s US Open, is behest to turn a initial Japanese male to make a buliding during Roland Garros given Jiro Satoh — 82 years ago. Nishikori has won 4 of 5 career matches opposite Tsonga.

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