Can Herbert Turn The Tables On Tsonga?

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Open Sud de France, Montpellier [44] Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA) vs. [210] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) One is looking to reestablish himself as a contender amongst the elite and the other is hoping to claim his first ATP Tour singles title. Tsonga leads their head-to-head 2:0; however, that was two years ago. A lot has changed for…

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Andrej Martin keeps marching on

Andrej Martin

Ecuador Open, Quito [152] Corentin Moutet (FRA) vs. [156] Andrej Martin (SVK) Qualifier Martin keeps his hopes alive of claiming his first singles title when he defeated wildcard, Moutet in straight sets. Martin like so many players has had to work his way back from injury and his confidence was tested by the young French…

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Davis Cup: Tsonga Evens Final Tie

Tsonga wins point to even tie

Davis Cup, France FINAL FIRST RUBBER:  [7] David Goffin (BEL) vs. [18] Lucas Pouille (FRA) Despite leading their head-to-head 3:0, Pouille was no match for the confident Belgian. The first set was tightly contested; however, once Pouille lost the set, he lost his way.  Goffin won 7-5, 6-3, 6-1 to give the Belgians the early…

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Tsonga Making Late Season Charge

Tsonga

Erste Bank Open, Vienna [5] Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. [15] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) Confidence is a fickle friend in the world of individual sports and nowhere is it more obvious than on the tennis court. There are so many variables that affect the level of confidence a player feels when he or she steps on…

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Bencic Rebounds After Makarova Fights Back

Apia International Sydney, Australia [CR14] Belinda Bencic (SUI) vs. [CR23] Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) In their first meeting, Bencic came out attacking and took the first set 6-0.  However, Makarova has been ranked in the top ten and was not about to go down without a fight.  She applied the pressure to Bencic in the second set with her…

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Tsonga Dashes Nadal’s Hopes

Shanghai Rolex Masters, China Men’s Semifinal: [CR7] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [CR15] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) It was always going to be a difficult match for Nadal, actually, it seems that lately that’s the way I think about every match Nadal is about to play.  I am one of Nadal’s biggest fans; I have admired his…

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