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Tsonga fails to find a way to win

Updated: August 30, 2012, 11:04 PM ET
By Howard Bryant | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- The day before, Janko Tipsarevic went into the second round overconfident. But Tipsarevic recalibrated and won in five sets over Frenchman Guillaume Rufin. Afterward, he said he nearly fell victim to a fatal lack of urgency. Apparently, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga failed to take note of this cautionary tale.

No. 5-seeded Tsonga arrived at Louis Armstrong Stadium on Thursday looking flat. He faced what should have been an easy opponent in Martin Klizan, who owes his No. 52 ranking to ...

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