Funnies: Yao Ming, the Tower of Beijing

For anyone who’s ever felt insecure about their height, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga feels your pain.  The 6’3″ Frenchman poses with former NBA star Yao Ming and opponent Ze Zhang right before their match at the China Open.

Has he considered a 2nd career in tennis? (Source: @OpenCourt)

Tsonga the Shrinking Violet (AFP: Liu Jin)

Tsonga looks like a mini-action figure standing next to Yao Ming, who is literally head and shoulders above everyone else.  Luckily, Tsonga coasted through the match and set up an exciting QF encounter with Juan Carlos Ferrero.  Yao Ming attended the match but was apparently not very impressed.

Mr. Yao, are you not entertained?! (AFP: Liu Jin)

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I play favorites with Juan Martin Del Potro, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, David Ferrer, Feliciano Lopez, Gilles Simon and the long line of mercurial talent that drives me to despair in front of the screen at odd hours during the week.
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