BBC Sport - Andy Lapthorne plans to beat the heat in Melbourne

Lapthorne plans to beat the heat

The heat in Melbourne during the Australian Open causes problems for players and spectators alike.

But the temperatures can be particularly trying for athletes in the wheelchair tennis events, some of whom are unable to regulate their own body temperatures.

BBC Sport's Sara Orchard spoke to Britain's top quad player Andy Lapthorne about the issues he faces during the event in Australia, which starts on 28 January.

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