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Australian Open defends playing despite poor air quality

Seattle Times Thursday, 16 January 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley defended the decision to hold qualifying matches this week even though Melbourne’s air quality was among the worst in the world because of smoke from wildfires devastating parts of the country. The tournament has drawn criticism from players for contesting matches in conditions that led […]
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News video: Players collapse and struggle with breathing as Australian Open is hit by bushfire smoke

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Air quality in Melbourne is currently 'The Worst in the World', and it's affecting tennis players during qualifying for the Australian Open.

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