Jo Wilfried Tsonga v Novak Djokovic Live
World number 2 Novak Djokovic will have to be at his best when he meets Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the fourth round for the French Open at the Roland Garros in Paris.
Novak Djokovic is in good form at the moment but he will have to find his A game in order to get past an extremely determined opponent in Tsonga, whose height and serve hold him in good stead ahead of the fixture.
In the third round, Serbian Djokovic got past Marin Cilic in a match which featured four sets. Djokovic won the first two sets 6-3, 6-2 before losing the tie breaker for the third set after an intense battle. The Serb hung in there and showed determination and skill as he took the fourth set 6-4.
Jo Wilfried Tsonga on the other hand has had a good French Open so far winning all his three games in straight sets. His latest win came in the third round against Jerzy Janowicz of Poland as he won 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 to storm into the fourth round.
Tsonga and Djokovic are extremely well acquainted and know each other’s game very well. They have faced each other on court a massive 18 times. Tsonga last won against Djokovic in 2011 courtesy of a walk over. The last time he beat the Serb fair and square was way back in the Australian Open of 2010. This should be a very hard fought match given the history between the pair.
Tags: French Open, Roland Garros, Novak Djokovic, Jo Wilfried Tsonga
Posted: 1st June 2014
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