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Chung Hyeon becomes first Korean ATP champion in 14 years

August 30, 2019


Tennis player Chung Hyeon has become the first
Korean to win a title on the ATP Tour in more than 14 years. The 21-year-old on Saturday won the first
edition of the Next Generation ATP Finals in Milan, Italy. Chung was ranked 54th in the world coming
into the tournament, and he beat the 37th-ranked Andrey Rublev of Russia. The last Korean to win on the ATP tour was
Lee Hyung-taik back in 2003. The Next Generation ATP Finals don’t offer
any ranking points, but it’s the season-ending event for players 21 and under.

1 Comment

  • Reply paulmaking1980 November 13, 2017 at 11:16 am

    Congratulations to Chung Hyeon! A rising star! A future grand slam champion!

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