Tsonga tsunami continues with rout of Nadal

With an outrageous blend of power and guile, unseeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga rendered Nadal one of the beat downs of his professional career.

Updated: January 24, 2008, 11:55 AM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Remember the old joke about how you fit an elephant into the glove compartment? The answer: Look at him through the wrong end of the binoculars, pick him up with a tweezers and move him.

No one would ever mistake the swift and agile Rafael Nadal for a lumbering pachyderm, but he is as big an animal as roams the tennis jungle. Thursday night, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga somehow shrunk him down to normal size.

The 22-year-old from France continued his stampede ...

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