Thursday April 9th, 2015

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

• Congratulations are in order for Amelie Mauresmo. She announced on Twitter that she is expecting a baby in August. This might explain why Murray began his search for a supplementary coach and hired Jonas Bjorkman


• Eugenie Bouchard had a lot to say after her meek loss to Lauren Davis at the Family Circle Cup. 

• Stop what you're doing and watch this unedited video of Andrea Petkovic and Jelena Jankovic doing a joint interview in Charleston. It's the funniest tennis interview you'll see all year:


• Ilie Nastase had some harsh words about Simona Halep's decision to skip Fed Cup.

"I find it reprehensible that she says she's tired, but she goes to Stuttgart. I would ask a question—what is important, the Fed Cup or Stuttgart?... You only play once or twice a year on the national team. Maybe she does not like team spirit. You do not get No. 1 if you play in Stuttgart. You reach No. 1 if you think about the Grand Slams."

• Juan Martin del Potro, Nick Kyrgios and Richard Gasquet have withdrawn from Monte Carlo with injuries.  

• A thorough recap of the WTA season so far at WTA Backspin

• Murray may have lost the Miami Open final, but this series of hot shots in the first set were great:


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