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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Born Name

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Nick Name

Tsonga, Ali (Because of him having a similar face to the former American boxer Muhammad Ali)

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during media day at the ATP Monte Carlo Masters on April 10, 2016
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during media day at the ATP Monte Carlo Masters on April 10, 2016

Sun Sign


Born Place

Le Mans, France


Gingins, Switzerland






Professional Tennis Player


Right-Handed (Two-Handed Backhand)

Turned Pro



  • Father – Didier Tsonga (Former Handball Player)
  • Mother – Evelyne Tsonga
  • Siblings – Enzo Tsonga (Younger Brother) (Basketball Player), Sasha Tsonga (Older Sister)
  • Other – Mael Lepicier (Cousin) (Footballer)


Tsonga is signed with Tennis Club de Paris.




6 ft 2 in or 188 cm


91 kg or 201 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga dated –

  • Noura El Swekh – Tsonga is currently dating Noura El Swekh. She can be often seen in Tsonga’s matches, cheering for her boyfriend.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga with his girlfriend Noura El Swekh
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga with his girlfriend Noura El Swekh

Race / Ethnicity


Tsonga’s father is of Congolese descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Mixed ethnicity


Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 43 in or 109 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 15.5 in or 39.5 cm
  • Waist – 33 in or 84 cm
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shirtless body
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shirtless body

Shoe Size


Brand Endorsements

Tsonga has signed endorsement contracts with Adidas, Rexona, Hyatt, Rolex, Ferrero, Capri-Sun, and Babolat.



Best Known For

His performance at the 2008 Australian Open when he managed to reach the finals where he lost to Novak Djokovic. On the way to his first Grand Slam Final, Tsonga defeated much better-rated players including the world No. 2 at that moment, Rafael Nadal.

First Film

Tsonga has not performed in a movie yet.

First TV Show

Other than tennis matches itself, Jo-Wilfried has appeared in an episode of the sport based game show A Question of Sport (2010) as himself.

First Grand Slam Singles Wins

You can check Tsonga’s most recent title wins on ATP World Tour.

Personal Trainer

Throughout his career, Jo-Wilfried has trained with –

  • Eric Winogradsky (2004-2011)
  • Roger Rasheed (2012-2013)
  • Thierry Ascione
  • Nicolas Escude

The following video contains footage of Tsonga’s training –

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Favorite Things

  • Movie – The Lord of the Rings (2001, 2002, 2003)
  • Ice Cream Flavor – Vanilla
  • Meal – “Meal from Congo” – It’s like chicken with peanut butter
  • Non-Tennis Sport to Watch – Basketball
  • Player to Watch – Rafael Nadal

Source –

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga serving against Novak Djokovic in a match of the BNP Paribas Open on March 18, 2016
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga serving against Novak Djokovic in a match of the BNP Paribas Open on March 18, 2016

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Facts

  1. Tsonga’s father Didier shifted to France from Congo during the 1970s in order to continue his pursuit of becoming a professional handball player. He was the national champion of his age in 1999.
  2. Jo-Wilfried is great friends with another French tennis player Gael Monfils. At a young age, they used to mimic all great tennis players who played in the past.
  3. He won the US open title as a Junior (in 2003) and was ranked number 2 in the world.
  4. In 2009, Tsonga changed racquets from Wilson to Babolat.
  5. He has one of the fastest and powerful serves in the world.
  6. Jo-Wilfried sometimes uses a one-armed backhand instead of his natural two-handed backhand.
  7. Tsonga’s most advantageous surface is the hard one, but he also loves playing on a grass surface.
  8. Jo-Wilfried once stated that he inherited his kindness from his mother and his strength from his father.
  9. He was voted the 2007 ATP Newcomer of the Year.
  10. He was selected as the 2008 Most Improved Player of the Year.
  11. He owns a foundation by the name of “Attrap’ La Balle” which helps children in Congo to get into various sports activities.
  12. Follow Jo-Wilfried on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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