Tsonga Wins In Metz, Top Women To Battle In Tokyo, Chakvetadze Takes Up Politics

published 9 years ago by TennisNow.com

James Waterson reports on news from the weekend. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Ivan Ljubicic 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 to win the Moselle Open in Metz, France (his first title since October 2009). Germany’s Florian Mayer won his first career ATP title when he beat Pablo Andujar in Bucharest, and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez won the Hansol Korea Open after she edged Galina Voskoboeva 7-6 , 7-6. Chanelle Scheepers was the final winner of the weekend, as she won the Guangzhou International Women’s Open, her first career title. Finally, former top five players and 2007 US Open semifinalist, Anna Chakvetadze, has been nominated for a spot in Russia’s parliament.

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