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Australian Tennis Open suspended in extreme 42C heat

The organisers of the Australian Tennis Open have suspended play amid extreme heat as temperatures soared to 42C.

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Egg fries on court in extreme heat at Australian Open

Temperatures in Melbourne are so hot that an egg has been pictured frying on court at the Australian Open tennis tournament.

Australian breakfast TV show Sunrise tweeted this photograph:

Forecasters suggested temperatures could hit 44C on Thursday and Friday.

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