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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - A look at the second day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Tuesday:
WEATHER: Very hot and windy, high of 42 Celsius (108 Fahrenheit).
ATTENDANCE: Day session: 35,571; Night session: 18.056. TOTAL: 53,627.
SEEDED WINNERS: Men: No. 1 Rafael Nadal, No. 4 Andy Murray, No. 5 Juan Martin del Potro. No. 6 Roger Federer, No. 10 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 11 Milos Raonic, No. 16 Kei Nishikori, No. 18 Gilles Simon, No. 22 Grigor Dimitrov, No. 24 Andreas Seppi, No. 26 Feliciano Lopez, No. 27 Benoit Paire, No. 31 Fernando Verdasco.
Women: No. 2 Victoria Azarenka, No.3 Maria Sharapova, No. 5 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 8 Jelena Jankovic, No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki, No. 11 Simona Halep, No. 13 Sloane Stephens, No. 16 Carla Suarez Navarro, No. 20 Dominika Cibulkova, No. 25 Alize Cornet, No. 29 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
SEEDED LOSERS: Men: No. 13 John Isner (retired injured). Women: No. 21 Sorana Cirstea, No. 24 Kaia Kanepi.
STAT OF THE DAY: 57, record number of consecutive Grand Slam tournaments played by Roger Federer.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I think it’s definitely hazardous to be out there. It’s dangerous.” Canadian qualifier Frank Dancevic, who blacked out during his first-round loss to Paire on Court 6 due to the heat.
PLAYING WEDNESDAY: No. 2 Novak Djokovic vs. Leonardo Mayer, No. 8 Stanislas Wawrinka vs. Alejandro Falla. Women: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. Vesna Dolonc, No. 4 Li Na vs. Belinda Bencic, No. 14 Ana Ivanovic vs. Annika Beck.
WEDNESDAY FORECAST: continuing hot and windy.
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