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Tsonga through to last eight after Gasquet retires hurt

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9   //    04 Jul 2016, 23:08 IST
Britain Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Wimbledon, England - 4/7/16 France's Richard Gasquet waves as he retires from his match with France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga due to injury REUTERS/Tony O'Brien
Britain Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Wimbledon, England - 4/7/16 France's Richard Gasquet waves as he retires from his match with France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga due to injury REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

LONDON (Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won his fourth-round match at Wimbledon on Monday when his fellow Frenchman Richard Gasquet retired with a back injury with the score at 4-2 in the first set.

Tsonga, who won a marathon match at the weekend against John Isner 19-17 in the final set, was a break up against number seven seed Gasquet when the match was ended.

The 31-year-old, seeded number 12, will play either Andy Murray or Nick Kyrgios in the quarter-finals.

(Reporting by Pravin Char; editing by Ken Ferris)

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