It was a result that nobody expected.
No one would have thought the 21 year old South Korean player will win ‘the’ Novak Djokovic (World Ranking #14), who has already won 6 times at the Australian Open.
Hyeon Chung (World Ranking #58) beat Novak Djokovic, and he will be the first Korean player to play in the quarter-finals.
On the same day of the play, the official website of the Australian Open wrote ‘Match Point: Hyeong Chung stuns Novak Djokovic’. They also wrote, “Hyeon Chung becomes the first Korean play in history to progress to the quarterfinal of a Grand Slam.”
Also, they said, “Chung beat Novak, who was his childhood idol.”
Reuters also described the play as, “it was like Chung was drawing in every shot of Novak.”
by Audrey Joung