of France will hope to maintain his superb run of form at the ATP Masters 1000 event in Shanghai China today.
The Frenchman defeated Feliciano Lopez of Spain in the 1st round and today will take on the American number 2 Sam Querrey in the 2nd round.
Tsonga was in good form in the majors this year, he managed to reach the semi finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne at the start of this year but he lost in straight sets in the last 4 to the eventual champion Roger Federer.
Tsonga then reached the Wimbledon Quarter Final this summer for the 1st time in his career but he lost in 4 sets to the home favourite Andy Murray.
The Frenchman at his best can beat anyone in the world but Rafael Nadal is now the world number 1 and he has won the French Open Wimbledon and the US Open this year.