Number one seeded Novak Djokovic won an epic, five-set French Open quarterfinals match versus Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1, 5-7, 5-7, 7-6, 6-1.At one point in the fourth set Djokovic was barely holding on after coming back from a 15-40, double-match point to make it 5-5.
But Tsonga won the next game to take a 6-5 lead in the fourth set.
Djokovic then forced a tiebreaker, winning it 8-6 to tie the match at 2-2 and force a fifth set.
The best player in the world found some extra strength at the end, completely settling down to take the fifth set in commanding fashion and eliminate a clearly gassed Tsonga.
Tsonga simply couldn’t put Djokovic away, as he wasted four match point opportunities during the crazy fourth set.
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