ATP Tour

Top seed Zverev stunned by Tsonga

2017-10-28 07:31
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Getty)

Vienna - German top seed and world number five Alexander Zverev crashed out of the Vienna Open on Friday, losing to France's 15th-ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6 (8/6), 6-2.

Tsonga, who marked his return to the tour last weekend with the Antwerp title after a four-week injury absence, will next face German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber for a semi-final spot.

Kohlschreiber downed Argentina's Diego Schwartzman 7-5, 7-6 (8/6) in his quarter-final.

Results from the ATP tournament in Vienna on Friday (x denotes seeding):


Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA x8) bt Alexander Zverev (GER x1) 7-6 (8/6), 6-2

Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) bt Diego Schwartzman (ARG) 7-5, 7-6 (8/6)

Kyle Edmund (GBR) bt Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) 6-2, 7-5

Lucas Pouille (FRA) bt Richard Gasquet (FRA) 7-6 (7/5), 6-1


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