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Poor air quality disrupts Australian Open qualifying tournament

(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 "It was very hard for me to breathe for the whole match. After 20 minutes I already had difficulties," Jakupovic told CNN's Amanda Davies. "I wasn't able to make more than three shots running left and right because ...