Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 63. Chapters: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Fabrice Santoro, Gilles Simon, Mary Pierce, Gaël Monfils, Michaël Llodra, Arnaud Clément, Nathalie Tauziat, Aravane Rezaï, Suzanne Lenglen, Tatiana Golovin, Amélie Mauresmo, Cédric Pioline, Olivier Delaître, Paul-Henri Mathieu, Sébastien Grosjean, Alizé Cornet, Françoise Durr, Stéphane Robert, Henri Leconte, Jérémy Chardy, Kristina Mladenovic, Sébastien de Chaunac, Mathilde Johansson, Jean-Michel Pequery, Julien Boutter, Sandrine Testud, Stéphanie Vongsouthi, Nathalie Dechy, Irena Pavlovic, Simone Mathieu, Émilie Loit, Camille Pin, Romain Jouan, Éric Prodon, Mathieu Montcourt, Adrian Mannarino, Nicolas Escudé, Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro, Nelly Landry, Julie Coin, Colette Rosambert, Catherine Tanvier, Alexandre Sidorenko, Édouard Roger-Vasselin, Max Decugis, Nicolas Devilder, Aurélie Védy, Gianni Mina, Isabelle Demongeot, Alexia Dechaume-Balleret, Guillaume Rufin, William Laurentz, Florent Serra, Jonathan Dasnières de Veigy, Henri Cochet, Thierry Tulasne, Doris Metaxa, Julie Vlasto, Sarah Pitkowski-Malcor, Germaine Golding, Augustin Gensse, Jean Borotra, Gail Chanfreau, Laurent Recouderc, Antony Dupuis, Caroline Garcia, Suzanne Dechevaux-Dumesnil, Youlia Fedossova, Michael Jeremiasz, Philippe Chatrier, Stéphane Houdet, Nicolas Coutelot, Arnaud Di Pasquale, Anne-Gaëlle Sidot, Anaïs Laurendon, Maxime Teixeira, Jonathan Eysseric, Estelle Guisard, Vincent Millot, Gilles Moretton, Jérôme Potier, Patrick Proisy, Bernard Destremau, Claire de Gubernatis, Hélène Prévost, Florence Haring, Laura Thorpe, Stéphane Simian, Nathalie Piquion, François Jauffret, Paul Lebreton, Violette Huck, Marguerite Brocquedis, André Prévost, Victoria Larrière, Gérard Brosselin, Édouard, Viscount de Lastours, Pascal Portes, Michel Vacherot, Loïc Courteau, Amélie Cocheteux, Sophie Lefèvre, Kinnie Laisné, Jérôme Golmard, Christian Boussus, Élisabeth d'Ayen, Edouard Mény de Marangue, Georges Goven, Paul Remy, Jean-René Lisnard, Robert Wallet, Yvon Petra, Jeanne Matthey, Kate Gillou, Adine Masson, Christophe Roger-Vasselin, Éric Deblicker, Catherine Suire, Lionel Roux, Defert, Patrice Dominguez, Patrice Kuchna, Simone Iribarne Lafargue. Excerpt: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (born April 17, 1985)) is a French professional tennis player. Born in Le Mans, Tsonga had a French mother, Évelyne, and a Congolese father, Didier, who moved to France in the 1970s to play handball. Tsonga is a member of the Tennis Club de Paris (TCP), a famous club in Paris, France. Tsonga rose to fame by virtue of his performance in the 2008 Australian Open when, as an unseeded player, he reached the final, having defeated four seeded players along the way, including earning a straight sets win over the then world number 2 Rafael Nadal in the semifinals. Tsonga eventually lost to world number 3 Novak Djokovic in the final in 4 sets, after winning the first set - the only set Djokovic dropped during the tournament. Tsonga followed this up by winning his first ATP Masters Series championship at the 2008 Paris Masters, thus qualifying for the 2008 Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai, China. His best performance in a major tournament since 2008 was reaching the semi-final of the 2010 Australian Open. He also reached the 2010 Wimbledon quarter-final. Tsonga is of mixed ancestry. His father, Didier Tsonga, is Congolese and his mother Evelyne is French. Jo's father moved to France during the 1970s to fulfill his own dreams of becoming a handball great, where he event...
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