2008 year in review

Posted on November 22nd, 2008

As per atptennis.com: The top Frenchman finished in Top 10 for first time by winning two titles, including his maiden ATP Masters Series shield in Paris over defending champion and No. 8 David Nalbandian…Broke into Top 10 afterwards at No. 7 from No. 14. Along with countryman Gilles Simon, it was first time two Frenchmen […]

Year End Rankings

Posted on November 22nd, 2008

2008 was a long year, but I’m sure Jo is ready for a little rest as he prepares for 2009. After his finals appearance in Melbourne earlier this year and winning Bangkok and TMS Paris in the fall, Jo will finish the year at a career high ranking of #6. He will also finish the […]

Jo downs Djokovic … again!

Posted on November 13th, 2008

It was the third time in a month that Jo faced world number three Novak Djokovic, and this time, the match still went our man’s way as he won 1-6 7-5 6-1. Even though Jo is not eligible to advance to the semis as he will finish fourth in his group, it is still nice to […]

Jo loses to del Potro

Posted on November 12th, 2008

Jo has been effectively eliminated from semifinal contention after losing to Juan Martin del Potro Tuesday at the Tennis Masters Cup 7-6 (4) 7-6 (5), but he still has a chance to end his season with a win when he faces #2 seed Novak Djokovic Thursday in their final round robin match. This will be their third […]

Tennis Masters Cup – Round Robin

Posted on November 11th, 2008

As the losers of Sunday’s matches, Jo and Juan Martin del Potro will play each other today in their second round robin match. They have played only once before, a tight three set match in New Haven last year with the Argentine prevailing 3-6 6-3 6-4. Here are his stats as per atptennis.com: Birthdate: 23-Sep-88 […]