Nishikori bestsTsonga in Paris

Oct 30, 2013

Nishikori bestsTsonga in Paris

Kei Nishikori put an end to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s bid for a World Tour Finals spot by defeating the Frenchman 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (9-7) on Tuesday in the second round of the Paris Masters. In other second-round matches, Richard Gasquet of France outlasted Fernando ...

Tsonga into Vienna semis

Oct 19, 2013

Tsonga into Vienna semis

French top seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga survived against hyped-up local wildcard Dominic Thiem to reach the Austrian Open semifinals with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-3) win on Friday. Tsonga, winner of the 2011 title, saw his 20-year-old opponent, ranked 149 in the world, save a ...

Tsonga dominates Mayer, reaches Shanghai semis

Oct 11, 2013

Tsonga dominates Mayer, reaches Shanghai semis

by Jack Gallagher

Seventh seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga roared into the semifinals of the Shanghai Rolex Masters on Friday with a comprehensive 6-2, 6-3 victory over unseeded German Florian Mayer. Tsonga, who beat Kei Nishikori in the third round on Thursday, overpowered Mayer with his booming serve and ...

Apr 12, 2011

Reconstruction after the disaster

A month has passed since the massive quake and tsunami on March 11 devastated the pacific coastal area of the Tohoku region. Some 13,000 people perished and about 14,500 people are missing. Some 148,000 evacuees remain at temporary shelters. It is unlikely that the ...