Serving Up the Heat: Temps Reach 108 Degrees at Australian Open

Image: Players ice down at Australian Open
Players ice down at Australian Open Getty Images, AFP, AP, EPA

Australia's summer heat wave has produced eye-popping, knee-buckling temperatures, and the mercury soared well beyond the century mark on Day 2 of the Grand Slam tournament in Melbourne. While the conditions were remarkable, so was the ability of the world's top players to endure them, undercutting their reputation as coddled complainers.