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“I’ll do it one last time,” former world No. 5 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retires after French Open 2022 » FirstSportz

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, a longtime French tennis star, announced on Wednesday that he will be stepping down after this year’s French Open. In his career, the former world No. 5 won 18 titles and reached the final of the Australian Open and the semi-finals of the French Open and Wimbledon.

Tsonga is one of three players to have won Grand Slam tournaments via tennis. “Big Four” by Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray. He was one too Silver medalist in doubles at the 2012 Olympic Games.

“It took me a long time to make this decision” – Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

tsonga has struggled with injuries in recent years and only maintained his second win since 2019 in February after missing almost the entire 2020 season with a back injury and posting a 1-8 record last year. The French said so “It took me a long time to make this decision”.

“A few weeks ago I decided to stop at Roland Garros this year. My body tells me: “You can’t go further than I give you”, “ Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was revealed in a video posted on Instagram.

“I decided that I had to stop at a moment of my choosing, a moment where I could get on the pitch. I’ve always set myself high goals to try and get what I can. For me, this is the opportunity to do it one last time.” the 36-year-old added.

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