Chunng Hyeon Wins First Match at US Open

Hyo Kyung Kim, Aug. 30, 2018, 7:46 a.m.

Chung Hyeon has advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open, one of the world's four major tennis tournaments.

Chung, ranked No. 23 in the world, beat No. 104 Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania in the men's singles in New York on Tuesday. With Chung leading 2-1, Berankis retired in the fourth set.

Chung will face No. 84 Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan in the second round. The two teamed up in the men's doubles at the same tournament in 2015.

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