Male Gaze: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s Winning Leaps

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At Day 1 of Wimbledon 2013, Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Belgian David Goffin with a 7–6, 6–4, 6–3 win. While he usually leaps like a gazelle upon a win, displaying his super-athlete muscles in their full glory, the endearing sixth seed performed a jolly jig this time around that would make a wood elf smile. It involved leaping into the air with his thumbs pointed to himself along with a toothy grin that could not be wiped off. We think it went something like this.