Tennis: The heat is on for Jonny

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Jonny Marray is preparing for the heat of Melbourne and the challenge of playing No 1 pair Bob and Mike Bryan tomorrow. With temperatures touching 40 degrees over the first few days of play at the Australian Open Marray and doubles partner Paul Hanley know they’re straight into the heat of battle in the season’s first major championship.

However, Marray, aged 32, says they’re in good spirits: “We’ve had a good few days practice and are looking forward to getting started now. The brutal heat is forecast for the next few days so I’d better plaster that sun cream on!”