Top 3 best French black tennis players
Do you know the great French black tennis players? Talented and persevering, these great players made us dream in demonstrating that nothing is impossible for the one who believes. They worked very hard to impose themselves while facing racism and the difficulties of life. They are a source of inspiration and motivation for future generations.
- Yannick Noah
Yannick Noah marked his career by becoming the first Frenchman in 37 years to win the Roland-Garros tournament in 1983. He is the only French player of the modern era to have won a Grand Slam singles tournament. As captain of the French team, he led the French to victory in 1991. Yannick is also a member of the Tennis Hall of Fame.
After his sporting retirement, he will pursue a musical career with albums such as “Charango” and “Destination Ailleurs”.
- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
With his imposing size (1.88m – 90kg), the French Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is ranked 17th in the world, and has reached the top 5 in the list of the best tennis players ATP. Nicknamed Ali, because of his physical resemblance to legendary boxer Muhammad Ali. Tsonga won 10 ATP titles and nearly won a Grand Slam in 2008 at the Australian Open against Djokovic.
Power of striking, mental strength, Jo Wilfried Tsonga is a very talented player, who has a bright future ahead of him. He is also the first player to beat Federer in Grand Slam by being led 2 sets to 0 – Wimbledon 2011.
- Gaël Monfils
Aged 25, Gael Monfils is a remarkable player in French tennis. Nicknamed the Monf or Sliderman, he is known as one of the best defensemen thanks to his speed, his athletic strengths, his two-handed backhand and his atypical physical rubber man. It measures 194 cm for 80 kg.
Irregular, Monfils is nevertheless able to dominate largely good players like Hewitt, Ljubicic, Roddick.
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