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Chung has won 13 straight matches and 26 straight sets (via @jjvallejoa). Never looked challenged today.

Long-term, his success in Seoul may cause problems for Roland Garros - quallies start on Tuesday, and he'll be in Seoul at least through Saturday. Plus he has a surface change to negotiate, as well as long flights and jet-lag.
 

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Oh I thought he didn't need to qualify for RG due to his high ranking, how does that work anyway?
 

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His entry ranking is 112 for RG. But he ain't on the RG Quali entry list. Only an alternate on the main draw entry list.
 

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Oh I thought he didn't need to qualify for RG due to his high ranking, how does that work anyway?
The ranking used for tournament entries is 6 weeks before the start of the tournament, not the one just before. In this case, RG uses the rankings on April 13, 2015. Qualies use the ranking of April 27.
 

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Everyone wants to see Chung on center court
 

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His entry ranking is 112 for RG. But he ain't on the RG Quali entry list. Only an alternate on the main draw entry list.
He got a WC into quallies - must have forgot to sign up in time.
 

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I doubt it was a mistake- at the time he was ranked 112, so probably thought that he would not get far at RG anyway, as he could not have realised that his ranking would rise so quickly.
Could be. I'm pretty sure he's not a clay specialist either.
 

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I doubt it was a mistake- at the time he was ranked 112, so probably thought that he would not get far at RG anyway, as he could not have realised that his ranking would rise so quickly.
Not only that, he was (is?) a bad clay player. He never got out of the R32 in Roland Garros in his Junior days but then he went to the USA and had a great result on Har'tru Challenger. That not alone improved his ranking but also probably gave him the confidence he could do well on dirt. It's likely he planned to go to Europe during RG to train on grass there instead of playing in the quallies for RG.

I believe the changes he made on his FH are the reasons behind his success on clay and overall. Way more RHS on his forehands. More consistency as well.
 

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It's likely he planned to go to Europe during RG to train on grass there instead of playing in the quallies for RG.
I'm not so sure about his grass credentials. He'll play Wimby unless he has a problem, but not sure whether he will focus too much.

Hard time for him to start transitioning onto main tour, as there are not many hard courters for the next couple of months. Surprised to see he hasn't decided to play Gimcheoun, (might need a rest).
 

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I'm not so sure about his grass credentials. He'll play Wimby unless he has a problem, but not sure whether he will focus too much.

Hard time for him to start transitioning onto main tour, as there are not many hard courters for the next couple of months. Surprised to see he hasn't decided to play Gimcheoun, (might need a rest).
Junior Final in 2013, loss to Stefan Kozlov in 2014.
 

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Good for tennis. Coric,Chung,Zverev,Tiafoe,Kokk,Kozlov and Rublev are all starting to climb the rankings this year
 

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This needs to be his absolute last challenger.

I get this is his home country but its ATP time now.
 
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