Adieu, Jo: Fans hail injured, retiring Tsonga at French OpenMay 24, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Much as he wanted to avoid tears, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga simply could not. And, he said later, he knew he would not. So they flowed freely during the final moments of his final match at the French Open, the final singles match of his professional tennis career, and he wiped them away with the black sweatband on his left wrist.
Ruud retains Geneva Open title beating Sousa in 3-hour finalMay 21, 2022 GMT
GENEVA (AP) — Casper Ruud retained his Geneva Open title by beating Joao Sousa 7-6 (3), 4-6, 7-6 (1) in the final on Saturday.
One day before the French Open starts in Paris, eighth-ranked Ruud's seventh career title on clay courts lifted his record in finals to 8-3.
Veteran players Tsonga, Simon receive French Open wild cardsMay 10, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Veteran French players Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gilles Simon have been handed wild cards to play in the main draw at the French Open, organizers said Tuesday.
A former Australian Open runner-up, Tsonga announced earlier this season that he will retire after the clay-court Grand Slam event.
French veteran Gilles Simon retiring at end of seasonMay 7, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — French veteran Gilles Simon is retiring at the end of the season after 20 years of playing professional tennis.
The 37-year-old Simon has 14 career titles and a best ranking of sixth in 2009.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to retire after French OpenApril 6, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Former Australian Open runner-up Jo-Wilfried Tsonga announced Wednesday he will retire after the French Open, hoping to put the final touches on an injury-plagued career in front of his home crowd.
Rain washes out opening day at Eastbourne tennisJune 21, 2021 GMT
EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Rain washed out the opening day of the Viking International tennis tournament in Eastbourne on Monday.
Start of play was initially postponed by a few hours before it was called off in the afternoon without a ball being struck.
Nishikori rallies to beat Opelka in DubaiMarch 14, 2021 GMT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kei Nishikori came back from a set down to beat Reilly Opelka in the first round of the Dubai Championships on Sunday, while Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retired from his match...
Nadal, Tsonga to face off in Monte Carlo semifinalApril 19, 2013 GMT
MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal edged Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 Friday to win his 45th straight match at the Monte Carlo Masters and reach the semifinals.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic had less trouble with Jarkko Nieminen, beating the Finnish veteran 6-4, 6-3.