Sky-high expectations for Tsonga
PARIS -- Thirty years ago, Yannick Noah played completely out of his body and mind here at Roland Garros.
The jaunty, 23-year-old Frenchman, dreadlocked and gap-toothed, stunned eight-time Grand Slam singles champion Ivan Lendl in the quarterfinals, then dropped only three games to compatriot Christophe Roger-Vasselin in the semifinals. Most extraordinary of all, Noah won in a straight-sets final over Mats Wilander, who was is the midst of a seven-year run at the French Open that yielded ...
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