The roof to Rod Laver Arena is closed during the women’s semifinal between Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic and United States’ Danielle Collins due to extreme heat at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Japan’s Naomi Osaka takes a drink as she walks to a practice session at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Osaka will play Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in Saturday’s women’s final. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
MELBOURNE, Australia — Melbourne residents were warned that they could endure power outages on Friday as Australia’s second-largest city is forecast to experience its hottest day in a decade.