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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Quotes

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
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June 12, 2012: "You get all kinds of feelings going through your mind. You want to break your racquet. You want to shout. You want to cry. You want to laugh and say, 'Oh come on, that's a joke. How could I lose this match?' You want to wake up."
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, asked how he felt during the fifth set after he failed to convert four match points during his 6-1, 5-7, 5-7, 7-6, 6-1 French Open quarterfinal loss to No. 1 Novak Djokovic, which Tsonga called the toughest loss of his career.
June 24, 2009: "I think serve and volley is not dead. I can play this game and win, of course. I have practiced a lot, I feel good and I am excited about Wimbledon. I feel like I can do it."
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, a flamboyant, 24-year-old Frenchman, likes his chances of winning Wimbledon.
February 20, 2009: "It teaches you to have respect for the rules, respect for your opponent, respect for the crowd, respect for the traditions of the sport. It is why I love Wimbledon so much, you walk around it and you feel the history. I feel very content there. And the same is true of Paris."
— French star Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, on why tennis is a school of life, in The Times (UK).

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