Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was eliminated by American Sam Querrey (6-1, 3-6, 6-4), as at Wimbledon, when he entered the Canadian Open on Wednesday night.
In the match that ended the day, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (number 8) was able to take the lead in the second half of the season. Been the last player seeded to fall. Against Sam Querrey, who had already beaten him at Wimbledon, the Frenchman initially totally missed his start with a deficient service (36% first ball) conceding the first round (6-1) in a small Only about 20 minutes. “Like at Wimbledon, I go through the first set,” he said. These are the same mistakes that are repeated and disappointing. ”
And then his game seemed to be putting up with much more solidity at the service especially (1 single ball of conceded and spread apart) and a small dose of realism to take down the second inning (6-3). Tsonga seemed to continue in this field in the decisive set before breaking completely on the last game. Heading 30-0, he lost the lead and offered a match ball to Querrey following a double fault. A straight shot wide in the corridor offered, in the stride, victory to the American (6-3).
Absent in Miami and Rome, Tsonga still has not surpassed the second round in a Masters 1000 this season. “The level of play is there but tennis is also good to handle important moments and I’m not good at it,” Tsonga said. When one is in a spiral like that, one apprehends those moments. And maybe it’s the little tension that makes the ball do not pass, or we leave more influx in the blows … “Querrey will face the South African Kevin Anderson in the third round.