Tuesday March 31st, 2015

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

• Andrea Petkovic beat Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-2 to make her second Miami Open semifinal. When asked why she seems to play such great tennis during the spring hard courts, Petkovic's answer was simple: Hormones

• Nice sportsmanship here from Stan Wawrinka. He overuled an umpire's double-bounce call and offered to replay the point against Adrian Mannarino in Miami.


• Gael Monfils took a bad fall in the second set against Tomas Berdych and was forced to retire, giving Berdych a pass into the quarterfinals. 


• Novak Djokovic favors some Davis Cup reform, including the introduction of a fifth-set tiebreaker. 

• Unfortunately, Pliskova's practice session with Andy Murray didn't help her today:

• ICYMI: 14 Songs Every Tennis Fan Must Know

• Spot the tennis players in SI.com's portrait gallery



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