Qualifying matches passed off at 11 am native time. Australian Open organizers mentioned situations have been bettering and "continually monitored".
"As all the time the well being and security of our gamers, our employees and our followers is our precedence," mentioned the assertion, who added that additional choices could be made utilizing the info on the spot, session with the crew physician, meteorology workplace and scientists from EPA Victoria.
EPA Victoria predicted that the air high quality in Melbourne on Tuesday is "poor to harmful" on account of heavy smoke from forest fires.
The Australian Open is the primary main tennis slam of the season and runs from January 20 to February 2.