Australian Open hit with scorching temperatures

Scorching temperatures at the Australian Open thinned crowds at Melbourne Park and prompted players to pile bags of ice on their heads and necks between points.

Here's a look at how players and fans tried to beat the heat on Tuesday.
—Associated Press

Frank Dancevic of Canada lies on the court after collapsing during his first round match against Benoit Paire of France as temperatures topped at 43 C (108 F) at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
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Frank Dancevic of Canada lies on the court after collapsing during his first round match against Benoit Paire of France as temperatures topped at 43 C (108 F) at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14: Maria Sharapova of Russia cools off during a break in her first round match against Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States during day two of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14: Maria Sharapova of Russia cools off during a break in her first round match against Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States during day two of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14: A tennis fan cools off in front of a mister fan as Melbourne heads towards 43 degrees celsius (109 degrees fahrenheit) during day two of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
2014 Australian Open - Day 2
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14: A tennis fan cools off in front of a mister fan as Melbourne heads towards 43 degrees celsius (109 degrees fahrenheit) during day two of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
Taiwan's Chan Hao-ching with ice pack on her head, watches the first round match between Christina McHale of the U.S. and Chan Yung-Jan of Taiwan during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
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Taiwan's Chan Hao-ching with ice pack on her head, watches the first round match between Christina McHale of the U.S. and Chan Yung-Jan of Taiwan during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
An official attends to a ball boy who collapsed during the men's singles match between Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain and Milos Raonic of Canada at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Brandon Malone
Official attends to a ball boy who collapsed during the men's singles match between Gimeno-Traver of Spain and Raonic of Canada at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne
An official attends to a ball boy who collapsed during the men's singles match between Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain and Milos Raonic of Canada at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Brandon Malone
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14: Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States cools off during a break in her first round match against Maria Sharapova of Russia during day two of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14: Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States cools off during a break in her first round match against Maria Sharapova of Russia during day two of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
A spectator cools down in front of a fan spraying cool water while holding the Australian flag during day two at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Temperatures hit 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) early afternoon and is expected to rise. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
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A spectator cools down in front of a fan spraying cool water while holding the Australian flag during day two at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Temperatures hit 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) early afternoon and is expected to rise. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
China's Peng Shuai (L) receives treatment during her women's singles match against Kurumi Nara of Japan on day two of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 14, 2014. (Photo credit should read PAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images)
China's Peng Shuai (L) receives treatment during her women's singles match against Kurumi Nara of Japan on day two of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 14, 2014. (Photo credit should read PAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images)
China's Peng Shuai (L) receives treatment during her women's singles match against Kurumi Nara of Japan on day two of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 14, 2014. (Photo credit should read PAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14: A tennis fan cools off in a fountain as Melbourne heads towards 43 degrees celsius (109 degrees fahrenheit) during day two of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
2014 Australian Open - Day 2
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14: A tennis fan cools off in a fountain as Melbourne heads towards 43 degrees celsius (109 degrees fahrenheit) during day two of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus holds an ice pack around her during a break in her first round match against Johanna Larsson of Sweden at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus holds an ice pack around her during a break in her first round match against Johanna Larsson of Sweden at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Andy Murray of Great Britain has a drink in a practice session during day one of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 13, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Andy Murray of Great Britain has a drink in a practice session during day one of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 13, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Andy Murray of Great Britain has a drink in a practice session during day one of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 13, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Camila Giorgi of Italy cools off with ice pack during a break as she plays Storm Sanders of Australiia during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
Camila Giorgi of Italy cools off with ice pack during a break as she plays Storm Sanders of Australiia during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014
Camila Giorgi of Italy cools off with ice pack during a break as she plays Storm Sanders of Australiia during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
Tennis fans protect themselves from the sun during a first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Tennis fans protect themselves from the sun during a first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014
Tennis fans protect themselves from the sun during a first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan receives treatment by trainers during her first round match against Sloane Stephens of the U.S. at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan receives treatment by trainers during her first round match against Sloane Stephens of the U.S. at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014
Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan receives treatment by trainers during her first round match against Sloane Stephens of the U.S. at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Milos Raonic of Canada cools himself with an ice pack during a break in his first round match against Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
Milos Raonic of Canada cools himself with an ice pack during a break in his first round match against Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014
Milos Raonic of Canada cools himself with an ice pack during a break in his first round match against Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

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