Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (French pronunciation: [(d)ʒo wilfʁid t͡sɔŋɡa]; born 17 Aprile 1985(1985-04-17)) is a French professional tennis player. He wis born in Le Mans, tae a French mither, Évelyne, an a Congolese faither, Didier Tsonga, who moved tae Fraunce in the 1970s tae play haundbaw. Tsonga is a member o the Tennis Club de Paris (TCP). His career-heich singles rankin is Warld No. 5, which he achieved in Februar 2012.
Tsonga rose tae fame bi virtue o his performance in the 2008 Australian Open when, as an unseedit player, he reached the final, havin defeated fower seedit players alang the way, includin earnin a straight-sets win ower the Warld No. 2 Rafael Nadal in the semifinals. Tsonga eventually lost tae the Warld No. 3 Novak Djokovic in the final in fower sets, efter winnin the first set, the anly set Djokovic dropped durin the toornament.