Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is a French professional tennis player who rose to fame by virtue of his performance in the 2008 Australian Open having defeated four seeded players including World No. 2 Rafael Nadal in the semi finals. In 2007, he won four Challenger titles in Tallahassee, Mexico City, Lanzarote, and Surbiton. In 2007 Tsonga won his first doubles title, and Grosjean won his first doubles title in three years by defeating Łukasz Kubot and Lovro Zovko in the final of the 2007 Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon. In 2009, he reached his third ATP World Tour final of the season after defeating Gaël Monfils in 55 minutes. In the final, he beat Mikhail Youzhny in just over an hour to clinch his third title of the season and his first-ever ATP World Tour 500 title. Tsonga played at the 2011 Open de Moselle in Metz, France where he defeated Ivan Ljubicic to win the tournament. His best performances in a major tournament since 2008 are semifinal appearances in the 2010 Australian Open and at Wimbledon in 2011 and 2012.