Novak Djokovic crashes out of Australian Open

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Six-time champion, Novak Djokovic, bowed out in the fourth round of 2018 Australian Open on Monday as relentless South Korean, Chung Hyeon, stopped him in a stunning 7-6(4), 7-5, 7-6(3) victory.

The 21-year-old Chung, ranked 58th in the world, proved an immovable object, absorbing everything the former world number one threw at him, returning all with interest.

Two years after losing in straight sets to Djokovic on the same Rod Laver Arena, the bespectacled player turned the tables to claim the biggest victory of his career.

Chung is also the first South Korean to reach a grand slam quarter-final and will be a favourite to reach the semis with un-seeded American Tennys Sandgren up next.

“I didn’t know how I’d win tonight. I was just honoured to play against Novak and happy to see him back on the tour,” Chung said on court as his compatriots cheered in the…



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