Tennis Latest News - Jo-Wilfred Tsonga

Tsonga into French Open Semis

Jo-Wilfred Tsonga blasted his way into the French Open semi-finals with a stunning five-set victory over Kei Nishikori on Tuesday. Tsonga will be one of the main attractions at the Aegon Open Nottingham ATP Event, which takes place June 22-27. Eventmasters are delighted to provide official tennis hospitality packages for this brilliant event.
The Aegon Open Nottingham will see two tournaments take place in June, the women’s WTA event taking place from 8-14 June 2015, and the men’s ATP event being staged from 22-27 June 2015. These two events will be an integral part of the new British grass court season, which begins after Roland Garos and will give the world’s best players to prepare for The Championships, Wimbledon.
The Frenchman is looking to become the first home grown winner at Roland Garros for 32 years and made a blistering start to the game taking the first two sets 6-1 and 6-2. Nishikori battled back to take the third and fourth sets, sending the match into a deciding fifth set.
Tsonga showed the skill and determination that has made him such a crowd favourite around the world and took the final set in convincing fashion, winning 6-3 and he can now look forward to a semi-final. The chance to see Tsonga in action is a thrilling prospect for guests enjoying the Aegon Open Nottingham hospitality, especially if he is a Grand Slam Champion by then!
Elsewhere on Tuesday, Roger Federer who was knocked out by Stan Wawrinka in an all-Swiss quarter-final. Federer was beaten 6-4 6-3 7-6 (7-4), in what was Wawrinka’s first win over the 2009 French Open champion in a Grand Slam event.
British number one Andy Murray will be in action today as he seeks to make his third French Open semi-final against David Ferrer. Murray is undefeated in all 14 clay-court matches he has played in 2015 but knows he faces a tough test. The other men’s quarter-final sees Novak Djokovic take on Rafa Nadal in what promises to be another classic encounter.
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