PARIS – The French Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has not started the most glorious of ways to work with its new coach Roger Rasheed, but he assured the essential accessing Tuesday the 8th finals of the Masters 1000 Paris-Bercy. opposed to his compatriot Julien Benneteau, Tsonga, seeded No. 6 and finalist out, won at the finish in three sets 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (7/2). But if he wants to retain the victory above all, French, which emerged at Bercy in 2008 – its only success in Masters 1000 until then-, risk of getting the ears by his new coach.
He has had to defend 11 break points. Fortunately for him, he tightened the screws in the tiebreaker in the third set, to ensure its participation in the Masters final in London next week. He will face the winner in the eighth Wednesday’s match against Spaniard Nicolas Almagro to his compatriot Albert Ramos. Read more »