Posted on 05/24/2022 6:25 p.m.
Update on 05/24/2022 6:31 p.m.
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The Frenchman learn a textual content in entrance of the hundreds of spectators on the Philippe-Chatrier courtroom after his last match.
With moist eyes and surrounded by his family members, Jo Wilfried-Tsonga was handled to a ceremony on the Philippe-Chatrier courtroom at Roland-Garros after his defeat towards Casper Ruud on Tuesday, May 24. To try “to fulfill my childhood dreams was an extraordinary adventure“ notably declared the Manceau.
Joined on the courtroom by his associates and former Davis Cup teammates (Gaël Monfils, Benoit Paire, Richard Gasquet, Gilles Simon and Pierre-Hugues Herbert), Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wished to thank “all french tennis“. Before concluding, to applause: “Thank you Roland, thank you Mr Tennis, I love you.“
In tears on the very finish of the sport, understanding that he may now not defend his possibilities due to ache in his proper shoulder, the 37-year-old sportsman nonetheless went to the tip of his match. He lastly misplaced in 4 units and 3h49 of an enormous battle.
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