Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is a French professional tennis player. He achieved his career’s best ranking on February 27, 2012, which was #5. He reached the finals of the 2008 Australian Open where he was defeated by Novak Djokovic. He was born to handball player Didier Tsonga and Évelyne, on April 17, 1985 in Le Mans, France. He is of Congolese descent on his father’s side, and of French descent on his mother’s side. He has a sister Sasha and brother Enzo. He has been in a relationship with Noura El Shwekh since 2014.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 17 April 1985
Birth Place: Le Mans, France
Birth Name: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Nickname: Tsonga, Ali
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Occupation: Tennis player
Race/Ethnicity: Multiracial (Congolese, French)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 201 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 91 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 2″
Height in Meters: 1.88 m
Body Build: Athletic
Chest: 43 in (109 cm)
Biceps: 15.5 in (39.5 cm)
Waist: 33 in (84 cm)
Shoe Size: 14 (US)
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Family Details:
Father: Didier Tsonga
Mother: Évelyne Tsonga
Spouse: Not yet
Siblings: Enzo Tsonga (Younger Brother), Sasha Tsonga (Elder Sister)
Others: Mael Lepicier (Cousin) (Footballer)
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Education:
Year Turned Pro: 2004
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
High Rank for Singles: No. 5 (27 February 2012)
High Rank for Doubles: No. 33 (26 October 2009)
Coach(es): Eric Winogradsky (2004–2011), Roger Rasheed (2012–2013), Thierry Ascione (2013), Nicolas Escudé (2013)
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Facts:
*He belongs to Congolese and French descent.
*His younger brother, Enzo, is a basketball player.
*He was named as the 2008 Most Improved Player of the Year.
*He was voted the 2007 ATP Newcomer of the Year.
*He is nicknamed Ali because of him having a similar face to the former American boxer Muhammad Ali.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
“The serve is the only thing you know about yourself when you play tennis. If you make it right, you make it right. Nobody can touch you when you serve. Nobody can disturb you. You have the ball in the hand.” – Jo-Wilfried Tsonga