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Aussie heat proving tough for players

Updated: January 15, 2014, 11:27 AM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Just the thought of playing in the sweltering heat at the Australian Open is keeping Serena Williams up at night.

So to combat the soaring temperatures, the 17-time Grand Slam champion is doing her best to stay indoors, rolling through her matches as quick as possible.

On Wednesday, the American beat No. 104-ranked Vesna Dolonc 6-1, 6-2 and equaled an Open era record held by tennis great Margaret Court with her 60th match win at the Australian Open.

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