Mannarino beats Tsonga in Monte-Carlo Masters 2nd round

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IANS|18-Apr-2017 22:55

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 18 :French tennis player Adrian Mannarino eliminated his compatriot Jo-Wilfried Tsonga from the second round of the 2017 Monte-Carlo Masters here on Tuesday.

Mannarino, the world No.56, advanced to the third round of the tournament after stunning Tsonga, ranked 10th in the world, 6-7 (3-7), 6-2, 6-3, reports Efe.

In the third round, Mannarino will look forward to booking a ticket to the quarter-finals when he faces the winner of Wednesday's match between his fellow countryman Lucas Pouille and Italy's Paolo Lorenzi.