The bespectacled 21-year-old, conqueror of six-times Australian Open victor Novak Djokovic, suffered from blisters on his foot before retiring from the match while trailing 6-1 5-2 against 19-times grand slam champion Roger Federer.
Federer was cruising 6-1 5-2 when Chung, who was unable to muster much resistance throughout Friday's semi-final, called it a day.
Federer beat Cilic in straight sets in the Wimbledon final a year ago, the Croatian reduced to tears as he also struggled with blisters, but the world number two is expecting a closer encounter at Melbourne Park.
Trailing 4-1 in the second set, the world No 58 sent for the trainer and took a medical time-out to have treatment on the blister. "But I think I did right thing". I'm incredibly happy to be in the finals, but not like this.
"When he arrived, I didn't want to bother him". I've played with blisters in the past and it hurts a lot.
However, the Croatian has powered his way into the decider and looked particularly impressive in his quarter-final against Rafael Nadal before the Spaniard had to retire through injury.
Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki kisses her trophy after defeating Romania's Simona Halep in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018.
Going into the match with Chung, Federer had won six of his 13 semifinals at Melbourne Park.
The youngster said he had gained plenty of confidence after embarking upon his deepest run at a grand slam.
You'd hope that with the finals next up the network has heard the voices of tennis fans and won't miss any more games due to excessive advertising. I don't know what to tell you. It ain't just an easy trip to the finals.
While the semi-final wasn't exactly an all-time classic, much like the game the night before, fans are still wanting to actually watch the match and not an Apple ad. I was able to sort of bounce back. Maybe that's also one of the reasons I'm still out there'.
To have the chance to banish that memory so soon in another grand slam final will make Cilic risky on Sunday. But I played a good match. "I have to (have) a good recovery".
So he's well poised for Sunday's match against No. 6-seeded Marin Cilic. From the return, moving, forehand, backhand, serving, I think everything is in a good, solid spot. Because he (Chung) has played so many matches in the row, I think that's why it was a build-up. Federer beat Cilic in last year's Wimbledon final.
In need of infield help with spring training fast approaching, the New York Mets have turned to a familiar face. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the agreement was subject to a successful physical.
Joe Kennedy III greets a well-wisher during ceremonies on the 100th anniversary of the birth of his great-uncle, President John F. Congressman Joe Kennedy III of MA will deliver the lead response, party leaders announced Friday.
Bhansali's last discharge Bajirao Mastani had made an opening-day accumulation of Rs 12.80 crore net at the Indian film industry. This movie will be shot in Rajasthan and Mumbai and the society themselves will bear the cost of production of the film.
The agency notes this prize is in addition to total DOE funding of up to $400 million for solar projects and technologies in 2017. Suniva and SolarWorld requested tariffs of 24 cents/watt on solar cells and 32 cents/watt on modules.
Suu Kyi and Duterte met in New Delhi this week at a summit of Southeast Asian leaders on the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-India ties. Attempts by others to intervene could be tantamount to contempt of court, the deputy minister said.
Prior to Thursday's museum visit, Melania Trump had only been heard from on her social media channels this month. Trump concluded her tour at the Hall of Remembrance and participated in a moment of silence.
James Franco has been digitally removed from Vanity Fair's latest cover, following accusations of sexual misconduct. However, some people were quick to point out that Reese's "third leg" was just the interior fabric of her gown.
Dec added that it was one of the "highlights of our career" to perform with Bruce at a previous National Television Awards . It was added: "Ant asks for privacy at this hard time, for both himself, Lisa and their immediate families".
Apple alleged Qualcomm gave it a discount on royalty payments in exchange for exclusively using Qualcomm's so-called modem chips. The Danish commissioner said that Qualcomm had "denied consumers and other companies more choice and innovation".
Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones on the NYSE by a 1.20-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.54-to-1 ratio favored advancers. The greenback clawed back some of the losses after President Donald Trump said he ultimately wants the dollar to be strong.
Attention, Potterheads: A Harry Potter cruise is happening this year, and it's time to put your lifejackets on and set sail. Studio - The Making of Harry Potter , where fans will be able to behold the original set, props and costumes.
The internet services on mobile phones and data cards were suspended on Thursday as part of the security drill of Republic Day. Separatists had called for a shutdown across the Valley to attract worldwide attention to the Kashmir dispute.
Both Gronkowski and Wise are listed as "Out" for Friday on the Pats' official injury report , but that's no surprise. With the extra week off before the Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles , however, there is still time.
In his meeting with Swiss President Alain Berset, creating opportunities for bilateral economic cooperation topped the agenda. I also expressed my appreciation for Chancellor Merkel's genuine commitment to the security of Israel .
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He underscored the importance of visibility as critical to guaranteeing predictability, and thus stability. CEOs or top executives from Coca-Cola, Google, JP Morgan and Alibaba are among those expected.
She has a direct line to the club's owner Roman Abramovich and has the final say on all transfers, as well as contract renewals. Conte says he predicted a hard campaign last summer, when he said Chelsea must avoid a "Mourinho season".
The highlights of the preview include an update to the ARKit, Animoji, Apple's Health app , and the power management. Health Records within Apple's health app is being beta tested among a group of health systems and their patients.
Barclays bank have forecast the GBP/EUR rate to be nearer 1.17 by the end of the year and the high 1.20s against the US Dollar. Fourth-quarter gross domestic product increased at a 2.6 percent annual rate, the Commerce Department reported.
Smart's injury had been a mystery prior to his message Friday. "I love y'all and I truly appreciate all the support". Smart is averaging 10 points and a career-high 4.7 assists this season, his fourth in Boston .
Officials said the casualty number could rise since the attack happened during lunchtime when many people were in the street. The force of the blast shattered windows of surrounding buildings while causing few low-rise structures to collapse.
Hillary's husband, former President Bill Clinton, has a history of sexual misconduct, including credible rape allegations. Clinton said she was "shocked and appalled" by the revelations involving Weinstein, whom she had known for decades.
Catalonia's newly-elected parliament speaker nominated him on Monday as the sole candidate to be the regional president again. This is how rule of law works: both State Council and Constitutional Court and Government must fulfil ir role.