Tennis: Australian Open to be a scorcher – in the literal sense

Lleyton Hewitt, Australian summer 2014 (photo: SMH)

Lleyton Hewitt, Australian summer 2014 (photo: SMH)

The draw for the 2014 tournament was conducted on Friday, and there was no shortage of outcry from Australian fans, as the players drew the short end of the straw.

With temperatures set to peak in the high thirties and low forties in the first week, the players will be working overtime to put in their best performances. Continue reading