• Kenny De Schepper of France was one of those struggling in the heat.
  • Spectators were also finding ways of keeping cool in the searing heat.
  • Novak Djokovic was in no mood to hang around as he swept past Leonardo Mayer in straight sets.
  • Top seed Serena Williams breezed past Vesna Dolonc 6-1 6-2 in just 63 minutes.
  • China's Li Na was victorious and then revealed how she almost quit the game last year.
  • Ross Hutchins (left) was relishing the feeling of being a grand slam winner again following his battle with cancer.
  • Pat Rafter's (left) comeback lasted only one match as he and doubles partner Lleyton Hewitt were beaten
  • Daniela Hantuchova, who needed more than three hours to see off Karolina Pliskova 6-3 3-6 12-10, will next meet Serena Williams.
  • Great Australian hope Sam Stosur delighted the night session crowd on Rod Laver by thrashing Tsvetana Pironkova
  • Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki said she had been beaten by the heat after a surprise 2-6 6-2 6-2 loss to Monica Niculescu of Romania.
  • Ana Ivanovic was a popular winner and next faces Sam Stosur in the third round.
  • Tomas Berdych kept plenty in the tank as he won in straight sets.
  • David Ferrer dropped his first set of the tournament before recovering to defeat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino.
  • Sam Querrey upset 23rd seed Ernests Gulbis
  • Florian Mayer prevailed in a five-setter against 14th seed Mikhail Youzhny.
  • Eugenie Bouchard of Canada kisses Virginie Razzano of France after her victory
  • Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium (L) shakes hands with Alison Riske of the US
  • Bec Hewitt was in the crowd to see husband Lleyton in doubles action
  • Stanislas Wawrinka was taken to four sets by Alejandro Falla
  • Treat Huey of the Philippines and Dominic Inglot of Great Britain were victors in the doubles
  • Tommy Robredo of Spain celebrates his victory over Julien Benneteau of France

Australian Open - Day Three

Kenny De Schepper of France was one of those struggling in the heat.