Roger Federer vs Hyeon Chung: What time does Australian Open semi-final start?
ROGER Federer doesn’t know a lot about Hyeon Chung but he has seen enough similarities to Novak Djokovic to know he will be a fierce adversary in their Australian Open semi-final.
The defending champion on Wednesday night booked his 14th semi-final berth at Melbourne Park with a dominant 7-6 (7-1) 6-3 6-4 victory over old foe Tomas Berdych.
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THE match takes place on Friday, January 26.
It will be held at the Rod Laver Arena.
The two men are due to be on court at 8.30am (GMT)
Federer was in imperious touch on Rod Laver Arena, firing off 61 winners and running his Czech rival ragged with some of his best shot-making of the tournament.
For the 36-year-old, it was another satisfying chapter in a rivalry that dates back well over a decade.
He will face Chung Hyeon in the semi-final match after the South Korean made it through to a Grand Slam final four for the first time.
Chung – who is unseeded in the competition – beat American Tennys Sandgren in straight sets.
During the competition he has already seen off one of the Australian Open’s most successful players Novak Djokovic.
He beat the former world number 1 in straight sets to knock him out in the fourth round.
When will the semi-final match between Roger Federer and Chung Hyeon take place?