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Tsonga & Gasquet: A Changing of the Guard in Monte Carlo?

With the start of the clay court season, talk always focuses on the many Spanish players in the top 30 of the ATP tour, each of which has a good chance of doing well in the coming months. Less noticed, but by no means should they be overlooked, are the growing number of French players in the top ranks as well. During today’s early round action at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, a possible shift in the French guard may have been cemented as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, earned a tough, yet impressive win while Richard Gasquet, who once laid claim to being the highest ranked Frenchmen, crashed out in under an hour to Tomas Berdych. Continue reading

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