Easy win for Tsonga

  • Last Updated: January 17 2013, 7:50 GMT

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga enjoyed an energy-conserving straight-set wins at the Australian Open on Thursday.

Tsonga: Straight-sets victory
Tsonga: Straight-sets victory

With temperatures exceeding 100F in Melbourne, getting the job done quickly was the order of the day and Tsonga was clinical in dispatching Go Soeda 6-3 7-6 (7/1) 6-3.

Although pleased with the win, seventh seed Tsonga was not pleased by the manner in which he achieved it.

"I didn't play a good match," complained the Frenchman. "I didn't have the right attitude in this match. Hopefully I will be better in the next one and try to play my game more than I did today."

Tsonga will play Blaz Kavkic in round three after the Slovenian came through a five-set struggle with wild card James Duckworth.


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