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Player Welfare - tennis
Discussion started by shendy , 14 January, 2020 12:57
Player Welfare - tennis
shendy 14 January, 2020 12:57
A different take on player welfare from tennis, and not a great one, at the Australian Open in Melbourne - residents are told to stay inside because of the poor air quality, but they decide that it's OK for professionals to play...

"Victoria's Environment Protection Authority was warning Melburnians to stay indoors, and keep windows and door shut."
It rated the air quality "very poor" - which is a sign "everyone could be experiencing symptoms like coughing or shortness of breath".
The decision to continue playing appears all the more surprising given Tennis Australia issued a statement on Tuesday morning stressing that the health and safety of players, staff and fans is always their priority"

Re: Player Welfare - tennis
Siggy89 14 January, 2020 14:16
Money talks.

Re: Player Welfare - tennis
Sir Hector 14 January, 2020 16:59
And seemingly, idiots listen! Totally crazy situation.

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