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Murray warning as heat collapses hit Aussie Open

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Andy Murray warned organisers were risking a tragedy Tuesday as extreme temperatures caused players to faint and vomit in a day of extraordinary scenes at the Australian Open. 

Britain's Andy Murray takes a drink during his singles match against Japan's Go Soeda on day two of the 2014 Australian Open in Melbourne on January 14, 2014

The Scot, who safely progressed alongside Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, queried whether it was safe to play in temperatures which touched 42.2 Celsius (108 Fahrenheit).

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