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Angry players battle through bushfire smoke at Australian Open qualifiers

WorldNews Wednesday, 15 January 2020
Angry players battle through bushfire smoke at Australian Open qualifiersMelbourne — Tempers flared at the Australian Open qualifying on Wednesday as players battled through another day of smoky air and two of the game’s all-time greats were labelled “selfish” for not protesting about the conditions. Qualifying was disrupted for a second successive day, firstly by bushfire smoke and later by a torrential rainstorm that cleared the air but put an end to play at Melbourne Park. Tournament organisers have been under fire for ploughing...
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The Australian Open qualifying matches were delayed in Melbourne on Tuesday because of bushfire smoke. Questions have been raised about the poor air quality as bushfires continue raging across the country. Libby Hogan reports.

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