But that's what players were forced to contend with Monday during the tennis tourney at Melbourne Park, and several of them struggled to make it through their matches in Melbourne enveloped in the hazy air.
Ranked world No.180, Jakupovic was a set up and one point away from a tiebreak in the second set when she suffered the breathing difficulties and subsequently withdrew from the match.
Jakupovic saidit was "not fair" that officials asked players to take the court in those conditions. "Both players are feeling the smoke so we are going to stop the match", the umpire had announced of the match between Sharapova, and German player Laura Siegemund.
He added: "We have experts who analyse all available live data as specific to our sites as possible and consult regularly with tournament officials and, in the case of heat and smoke, medical experts". Siegemund won the first set in a tiebreaker but players and officials chose to stop play at 5-5 in the second.
Brett Sutton, the state's chief health officer, said he believed air quality had dropped to the "worst in the world" overnight as cooler temperatures brought particles in the air close to the ground.
Melbourne started the day with hazardous air pollution as smoke from wildfires in Victoria's east and in southern New South Wales state drifted through.
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Now, with the T20 World Cup in less than ten months, plans seem to be in place to facilitate his return. The right-handed batsman had announced his retirement from global cricket in 2018 owing to workload.
BCCI Secretary said: "The BCCI Awards are an important feature in the Indian cricket calendar, a mix of ambition and inspiration". Legspinner Poonam Yadav will take the top prize in women's category and will be awarded the best global woman cricketer women.
Chilling footage has recorded the moment the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashed outside of Tehran on Wednesday . The crash came just hours after Iran carried out missile strikes on two airbases housing United States forces in Iraq.
Lambeau Field has never been a happy hunting ground for Seattle, who have now lost nine in a row in the Packers' home stadium. In his first season with the Green Bay Packers, Adrian Amos has proven to be a pivotal piece of the team's revamped defense.
However, people within Nissan claim that his efforts to present unification have badly misread the general mood of workers. This has reportedly accelerated since Ghosn fled charges of financial misconduct in Japan late a year ago .
Le président mexicain, Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, a présenté ses condoléances aux familles des victimes. Tous les blessés ont été transférés dans un hôpital voisin. "Le garçon vivait avec sa grand-mère".
A narrow band of squally heavy rain moving east, accompanying the strongest winds, may be an additional hazard'. A weather warning has been issued for Sussex with residents told to prepare for the arrival of Storm Brendan. .
Arteta has been looking at potential options and may use his agency connections in order to take on Stones, according to the Sun . The England worldwide has struggled for game time this season owing to his injury and subsequent loss of form.
The London Brent crude was sold for $64.63 per barrel which gained 43 cents at 0.67 percent while the U.S. Oil settled at the lowest level since early December as geopolitical tension in the Middle East eased.
Friday's report also showed that American women held more jobs than men in December for the first time in almost a decade. That was a 21% reduction from the 2.68 million in 2018 and placed 2019 eighth in the last decade for employment growth.
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The American, whose last match was a second-round ouster in Beijing on October 1, exited in 72 minutes, dropping serve four times. In men's play, Dan Evans beat Alexander Bublik 7-5, 6-2 and seventh-seeded Jan-Lennard Struff defeated Salvatore Caruso 6-4, 6-2.
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