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It's hot enough at the Australian Open to fry eggs. Seriously

MELBOURNE, Australia -- They don't speak in hyperbole down here in straight-talking Australia, so when they say it's going to be a scorcher, they're not exaggerating. Temperatures peaked at 110 degrees on Thursday, halting play at the Australian Open and inspiring an enterprising photographer to try and fry some eggs courtside:

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who cruised to a 7-6 (6), 6-4, 6-4 victory over Thomaz Bellucci this morning (the roof on Hisense Arena was closed during his match due to the heat), was in the mood for some steak and eggs afterward.

https://twitter.com/tsonga7/status/423711898933026816

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