Friday September 26th, 2014

The Daily Bagel is your dose of the interesting reporting, writing and quipping from around the Internet.

• The ATP semifinals are set: At the Shenzhen Open, Andy Murray will face Juan Monaco and Tommy Robredo plays Santiago Giraldo. At the Malaysian Open, Kei Nishikori plays Jarkko Nieminen and Ernests Gulbis plays Julien Benneteau. Over at the Wuhan Open, Petra Kvitova faces Eugenie Bouchard in the final, a rematch from Wimbledon. 

• Happy 33rd Birthday, Serena Williams. Here are 33 reasons to celebrate. (Even though she said she doesn't want to.)

• The China Open WTA draw is out and play starts on Saturday. Here's the order of play

• Roger Federer confirms he'll play the Shanghai Masters:

• The Chinese have amazing nicknames for players. They call Richard Gasquet "tofu". Which...can go either way.

• Rafael Nadal tested his right wrist in an exhibition match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and is already in Beijing practicing for the China Open:

• The Changeover convenes a roundtable to discuss the Asian swing. 

• This is a lot of Milos Raonic. 

• Test your knowledge of Chinese nicknames for tennis players


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