Jo Wilfried Tsonga defeats Feliciano Lopez

Posted on August 2nd, 2012

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Feliciano Lopez, the Spanish challenger, in straight sets in the 2012 London Olympics, a major sports event that is held in every 4 years. Tsonga was able to garner a 7 – 6 (5), 6 – 4 triumph against Lopez, currently world number 29 and made himself a place in the quarter-final match on Wednesday, much to the joy of those placing bets on his victory.

Having the rank 6 in South African Airways Association of Tennis Professionals World Tour Rankings, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga began his run in the XXX Olympiads with a lot of conviction. He was able to smoothly hold on to his entire serves, yet could not capitalize on the break opportunities. The Frenchman however dominated during the tie-breaker, thereby winning the opening set by 7 – 6 (5).

Tsonga then carried his fluent rhythm in the next set and was able to easily swipe his entire serves. Eventually he got his breakthrough against left-handed Lopez in the 7th game and claimed the set by winning 6 – 4.

The 27-year old French player outshined Lopez completely by hammering 13 aces and managed to clobber a higher share of first serve (67%) than his opponent (66%). Tsonga was also able to strike 31 winners and thereby prevailed throughout the entire match.

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