Wednesday January 21st, 2015

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

• From the Wall Street Journal: Why thin is in with Milos Raonic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray and other top players

• Pat Rafter urges Kyrgios to listen and learn: "His off-court demeanor will certainly affect his on-court behaviour, as well, and I think that's the whole package that he still needs to get a lot better at..."

• From Forbes: Simona Halep's quest to win the big time trophies

• Is Oceane Dodin the WTA's new French phenom?

• Nick Marvel for USA Today on 2015's new former champion coach and player partnerships

• Ben Rothenberg covers the ups and downs of tennis twin sisters Karolina and Kristyna Pliskova -- although they have won three doubles titles together, Karolina has had her singles career skyrocket while Kristyna’s has stalled.

• Sorry folks. Kei Nishikori does not own a soccer team or a burger chain, despite ESPN's Chris Fowler's statement during Nishikori's first round match in Melbourne. But he is still a samurai

• More on Special Kei, from Grantland: Is he the next big thing in men's tennis? 

• Gael Monfils came from two sets down to beat Lucas Pouille 6-7, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-4 at the Australian Open. He also hit this amazing shot:


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