Hyeon Chung became the first South Korean man to reach the semifinals of a Grand Slam singles tournament, beating Tennys Sandgren, who had some angry words for the news media after the match.
MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Key statistics from South Korean Chung Hyeon's 6-4 7-6(5) 6-3 victory over American Tennys Sandgren in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Wednesday (prefix denotes seeding): Chung Sandgren Aces 7 12 Double faults 3 5 Break points won 4/13 2/8 Net points won 21/27 26/34 Winners 29 37 Unforc
MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Chung Hyeon's trailblazing run through the Australian Open continued on Wednesday as the South Korean tossed American Tennys Sandgren aside 6-4 7-6(5) 6-3 to become his nation's first grand slam semi-finalist.
Hyeon Chung's trailblazing run through the Australian Open continued on Wednesday as the South Korean tossed American Tennys Sandgren aside 6-4, 7-6, 6-3.
Jan 24 (Reuters) - A look at the records of American Tennys Sandgren and South Korean Chung Hyeon before their quarter-final match at the Australian Open on Wednesday.
MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - The Australian Open will lose one of its giant killers when South Korean Chung Hyeon meets American Tennys Sandgren in an unlikely quarter-final showdown at the Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday.
Chung Hyeon may have shocked the tennis world on Monday by defeating Novak Djokovic to reach the quarterfinal of the 2018 Australia Open, but the South Korean promised fans that his best is yet to come
MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Chung Hyeon turned in a relentless display of high energy tennis to stun six-times Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic 7-6(4) 7-5 7-6(3) on Monday and become the first South Korean to reach a grand slam quarter-final.
MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Six-times champion Novak Djokovic bowed out of the Australian Open in the fourth round as relentless South Korean Chung Hyeon ground him down to claim a stunning 7-6(4) 7-5 7-6(3) victory on Monday.
Six-time champion Novak Djokovic is out of the Australian Open, beaten 7-6 (4), 7-5, 7-6 (3) in the fourth round by Hyeon Chung, a 21-year-old South Korean ranked 58th
MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) - South Korean Chung Hyeon does not appear especially intimidating behind his Zen-like demeanour and white-framed spectacles but as German wunderkind Alex Zverev will testify, the 21-year-old should come with a health warning.
MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Relentless South Korean Hyeon Chung ground fourth seed Alexander Zverev into submission in a ferocious battle of young guns to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday.
Chung Hyeon is 2-0 against the Zverev family this week at Melbourne Park
Kyle Edmund continued his preparations for this month's Australian Open in Melbourne with a tight win in three sets against South Korean Hyeon Chung at the Brisbane International on Thursday.
South Korean iceman Chung Hyeon doused the fire of Andrey Rublev to win the inaugural NextGen ATP Finals on Saturday - pocketing a £296,000 cheque in the process.
MILAN, Nov 11 (Reuters) - South Korean iceman Chung Hyeon doused the fire of Russian Andrey Rublev to win the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals on Saturday -- pocketing a $390,000 cheque in the process.
South Korean Hyeon Chung beat top-seeded Andrey Rublev of Russia 3-4 (5), 4-3 (2), 4-2, 4-2 to win the inaugural Next Gen Finals
MILAN, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Top seed Andrey Rublev crushed a demoralised Borna Coric on Friday and must and now try to stop undefeated South Korean Chung Hyeon to win the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals title.
Hyeon Chung fought back from two sets down against Kei Nishikori to keep alive his bid to become the first South Korean to reach the fourth round of the French Open