The step was too high for “Jo”. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga lost in four sets, after winning the first round, against Casper Ruud, 9th player in the world. A 3h49 fight under the admiring eyes of the Philippe-Chatrier court. After the match, the public on the central court gave the former world number five a standing ovation. Already moved during his last points, the Frenchman could not hold back his tears.