Bush­fires throw ten­nis grand slam into chaos

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The Aus­tralian Open is in cri­sis less than a week be­fore the ten­nis grand slam is due to start af­ter a player col­lapsed in a qual­i­fy­ing match be­cause of pol­lu­tion in Mel­bourne from bush­fires. It trig­gered out­rage about the de­ci­sion to press ahead with pre­lim­i­nary ties. Slove­nia’s Dalila Jakupović spoke of how she was un­able to breathe dur­ing her firstround qual­i­fy­ing match yes­ter­day.

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