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After a day of searingly-hot temperatures which raised complaints from players, top-seeded Rafael Nadal advanced to the second round of the Australian Open in relatively mild conditions.
There were clearly varying degrees of opinion on what constitutes extreme heat after a scorching second day at the Australian Open.
Andreas Seppi ended perennial local favorite Lleyton Hewitt's 18th appearance at the Australian Open with a 7-6 (4), 6-3, 5-7, 5-7, 7-5 win Tuesday.
Roger Federer, Andy Murray and defending champion Victoria Azarenka moved on earlier Tuesday amid Melbourne temperatures that topped 42 Celsius (108 Fahrenheit).
A look at the second day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Tuesday:
Melbourne Park has changed so much in the 18 years since Stefan Edberg played his last match at the Australian Open that he found it a little disorienting to return this year as the newest member of Roger Federer's coaching team.
Djokovic is aiming to be the first man in the Open era to win four consecutive Australian titles, and to join Roy Emerson as the only man with five or more. The No. 2-seeded Djokovic starts Monday against Slovakia's Lukas Lacko, who is ranked No. 96.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray is curious to see how the locker room dynamics change with the likes of Boris Becker, Stefan Edberg and Michael Chang following Ivan Lendl into the coaching ranks.