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Tsonga To Retire After Roland Garros

He made his singles debut in 2005

Former World No.5, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga announced this week that he will retire after this year’s French Open. It will be his 15th and last time competing in the major.

Message To His Fans

In an emotional statement to his fans, he said “It is with great emotion that I announce today my decision to stop my professional career at the next French Open. So many incredible moments, so much joy shared with a public that gave me a lot,” “Hoping for one last thrill with you!” the Frenchman wrote.


Tsonga has won 18 titles in his career and won 467 matches. He is a two time semi-finalist at Roland Garros and is also a two-time ATP Masters 1000 champion (2008 Paris, 2014 Canada). He has also competed in the Nitto ATP Finals in 2008, 11-12 and also reached a major final at the 2008 Australian Open.

Tsonga signed off by saying, “I have always set myself high goals to try to get what I can. For me, this will be the opportunity to do it one last time.”

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