In a video posted on YoutubeFrench tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga announced on Wednesday that he will end his career after the upcoming Roland Garros tournament, which will be held from May 16 to June 5. The 36-year-old athlete talks about his physical condition: “My body tells me that you can no longer go further than what I give you”, Explained in the video titled Jo-Wilfried Tsonga – Announcing the end of his career at the 2022 French Open (Jo-Wilfried Tsonga announces the end of his career at the 2022 French Open at Roland Garros.)
“My ability to transcend myself no longer exists.”
The French player fell to 220 in the world and came out of four years with injuries. “It took me a long time to make that decision, and I think it’s been several years where there is at least one moment every day in the day where I say to myself ‘What am I doing? Why am I hurt like that? Is there still a reason to put in all that effort?’” Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is recognized as a former N.5 in the world and a longtime N.1 in France.
My abilities to transcend myself no longer exist, my body tells me ‘You can no longer go further than I give you’ Tennis player adds. This will therefore be his last Roland Garros, “The Last Thrill” As he explains, the fifteenth of his career.
“I hope by then I will be in good shape and be able to be as I have always been in this tournament. The goal is to be myself, the tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. I have always wanted to be successful, to set my goals on top. This will be an opportunity to make it happen one last time.”he insists.
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