Tuesday October 14th, 2014

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

• This is a ridiculous match point from Grigor Dimitrov in Stockholm:

• Catching up with Robin Soderling, who still holds out a sliver of hope he'll make a return to tennis.

• Interesting read in The New Yorker on whether the Chinese government is equipped to handle the likes of Li Na and Alibaba entrepreneur Jack Ma. 

•​ The WTA Finals have an app to track all the action next week. Download it here

• If tennis players were pop stars

• How about this hot shot from Jarkko Nieminen in Stockholm:


• The WTA is bringing statistics to on-court coaching. 

• Li Na is already getting philanthropic in her retirement. 

• More concern being expressed over Nick Kyrgios' work ethic. Where there's smoke, there's fire...

• CiCi Bellis won her first pro title last weekend.

• An interview with Michael Downey, the new head of the LTA. 

• Ivan Lendl won't be coaching Tomas Berdych.

• This collection of hot shots from the Shanghai Rolex Masters is great:

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