Wednesday April 1st, 2015

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

• It wasn't easy, but Serena Williams scored her 700th career win with a 7-6, 1-6, 6-3 victory over Sabine Lisicki to advance to the Miami Open semifinals. She'll play either No. 3 Simona Halep or Sloane Stephens. That semifinal will be played on Thursday. 

• Lleyton Hewitt has taken a wildcard into the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships. 

• Another piece on the lack of tennis analytics. With no financial incentive for tennis' governing bodies to change, it's up to fans to drive data collection for the sport. 

• Andrea Petkovic says the Miami chaos actually relaxes her. 

• Andy Murray blows a kiss to the haters after getting his 500th win on Tuesday:

• Some stats on how Murray got to No. 500.

• Carla Suarez Navarro shows off her touch in her win over Venus Williams on Tuesday night:


• Sorry, Caroline. You don't fool us. Happy April Fool's Day, everyone;

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