Djokovic's loss in stats

An elbow injury appeared to hinder Novak Djokovic as he was handed a shock fourth round defeat by Hyeon Chung in Melbourne.

Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic   -  Getty Images

An ailing Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Australian Open in the fourth round as up and comer Hyeon Chung clinically took advantage of the six-time champion's elbow injury to win 7-6 (7-4) 7-5 7-6 (7-3).

The Serbian, who had also struggled with his hip in the third round, was on the back foot from the off and failed to claw back the first set before suffering further at the start of the second.

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Djokovic's fighting spirit never wavered, but he could not shake off NextGen champion Chung, who was unrelenting en route to claiming the biggest scalp of his career.

STATISTICAL BREAKDOWN 
Chung bt Djokovic [14] 7-6 (7-4) 7-5 7-6 (7-3)

WINNERS/UNFORCED ERRORS 
Chung – 47/37
Djokovic – 36/57

ACES/DOUBLE FAULTS 
Chung – 1/2
Djokovic – 2/9

BREAK POINTS WON 
Chung – 6/10
Djokovic – 5/19

FIRST SERVE PERCENTAGE 
Chung – 67
Djokovic – 62

PERCENTAGE OF POINTS WON ON FIRST/SECOND SERVE 
Chung – 65/47
Djokovic – 65/39

TOTAL POINTS 
Chung – 138
Djokovic – 128