Jo Wilfried Tsonga v Marcos Baghdatis Live
The second round of the men's French Open has thrown up a very exciting match up where Jo Wilfried Tsonga will take on Marcos Baghdatis.
Both the players won their first round match in straight sets. Jo Wilfried Tsonga won 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 beating Jan-Lennard Struff while Marcos Baghdatis beat Gilles Muller 7-5, 6-4, 6-1. The French man will have the upper hand given that he seems physically stronger as well as, has more experience playing on clay courts. Marcos Baghdatis has a point to prove and will want to be counted among the world best. However, the Cypriot has failed to reach the third round in six of the last eight Grand Slams appearances that he has made. On the other hand, Jo Wilfried Tsonga has made it to the third round in the last eight grand slam appearances. These two players have met seven times in the past. Jo Wilfried Tsonga has won six of those meetings with the latest one being this year's Australian Open. Marcos Baghdatis' only win over Jo Wilfried Tsonga came all the way back in 2004.
With this stat, it is quite safe to say that Jo Wilfried Tsonga should be able to go on and win this game. Let us not forget that Jo Wilfried Tsonga will also have the home crowd on his side.
Tags: French Open, Jo Wilfried Tsonga, Marcos Baghdatis, Grand Slams
Posted: 26th May 2016
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