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Poor air quality disrupts Australian Open qualifying

(CNN)A tennis player was forced to retire from Australian Open qualifying in Melbourne after collapsing with a coughing fit caused by bushfire smoke. Slovenia's Dalila Jakupovic was leading 6-4 5-6 against Switzerland's Stefanie Vogele, but was unable to finish her service game at the end of the second set.Distressing scenes in the Australian Open qualifiers in Melbourne as Dalila Jakupovic is forced to retire when bushfire smoke brings on a coughing fit pic.twitter.com/3IiDVHXMVx— Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) January 14, 2020 "I never experienced something like this and I was really scared," Jakupovic told reporters."I was scared that I would collapse. That's why I went on the floor (of the court) because I couldn't walk any more. When ...