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The sun sets over the Melbourne central business district skyline as Spain's Rafael Nadal and Australia's Bernard Tomic play their first round match on Rod Laver Arena at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Australian Open glance

– A look at the third day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Wednesday:

WEATHER: Another very hot day, high of 108 degrees Fahrenheit.

ATTENDANCE: Day session: 32,911.

SEEDED WINNERS: Men: No. 2 Novak Djokovic, No. 3 David Ferrer, No. 7 Tomas Berdych, No. 9 Richard Gasquet, No. 17 Tommy Robredo, No. 20 Jerzy Janowicz, No. 29 Jeremy Chardy.

Women: No. 1 Serena Williams, No. 4 Li Na, No. 9 Angelique Kerber, No. 22 Ekaterina Makarova, No. 26 Lucie Safarova, No. 28 Flavia Pennetta, No. 31 Daniela Hantuchova.

SEEDED LOSERS: Men: No. 14 Mikhail Youzhny, No. 23 Ernests Gulbis, No. 30 Dmitry Tursunov, No. 32 Ivan Dodig; Women: No. 15 Sabine Lisicki, No. 18 Kirsten Flipkens.

STAT OF THE DAY: 60: number of match wins by Serena Williams at the Australian Open, equaling Margaret Court’s record for wins at the tournament in the Open Era.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I kept waking up in the middle of the night last night, just paranoid.” – Serena Williams on how the hot daytime temperatures in Melbourne affect her sleep patterns.

PLAYING THURSDAY: No. 1 Rafael Nadal vs. Thanasi Kokkinakis, No. 4 Andy Murray vs. Vincent Millot, No. 5 Juan Martin del Potro vs. Roberto Bautista Agut, No. 6 Roger Federer vs. Blaz Kavcic; No. 2 Victoria Azarenka vs. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, No. 3 Maria Sharapova vs. Karin Knapp, No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki vs. Christina McHale.

FORECAST THURSDAY: continuing hot, high of 111 degrees F.

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