Points won by each set: | 39-38, 26-34, 48-41, 25-11 |
Points won directly behind the serve:
45 % Tsonga – 57 of 126
33 % Kohlschreiber – 46 of 136

Kohlschreiber [30] reached his first 4th round at the Grand Slam level in 2005 (Aussie Open), but he needed another seven years to finally achieve the quarterfinal stage. After three sets against Tsonga [6], Kohlschereiber had won as many points as the Frenchman (both 113) but the tie-breaks (7/5, 7/3) made the essential difference… ‘Kohli’ was three points away from winning the 1st set, and two points away from winning the 3rd. The 4th set Tsonga captured easily gathering four of his six games at ‘love’. After that encounter Tsonga led 6-1 in their H2H rivalry having taken all seven tie-breaks they had played…

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