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Sharapova survives heat, advances to third round

Posted: January 17, 2014 at 2:23 a.m.

Maria Sharapova of Russia pours water over her head during a break in her second round match against Karin Knapp of Italy at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Temperatures are expected to top 44cC (112 F) during play today. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

MELBOURNE, Australia — Maria Sharapova was already soaking in ice by the time the extreme weather warning arrived.

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