Australian Open 2018: Alexander Zverev compares Hyeon Chung to Rafael Nadal
Zverev twice led the match after taking the first and third sets but went to pieces in the fourth and won just five points in the deciding fifth set.
Chung is now into his first ever Grand Slam fourth round and is the first Korean ever to do so at the Australian Open after beating the world No 4.
But Zverev, who lost in five sets at the same stage last year to Rafael Nadal, believes 21-year-old Chung has a massive future ahead of him after producing a performance on a par with the Spaniard’s last year.
“[Today was] similar [to the Nadal match],” Zverev said.
“You know, obviously in this one... read more
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