Tuesday September 27th, 2011

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

• Anna Chakvetadze, a 2007 U.S. Open semifinalist, is running for office in Russia. I hope her diplomacy skills have evolved since Russia's Fed Cup tie against Israel (video above). For Russia's sake.

• The SI.com team takes stock of Serena Williams' career.

• Novak Djokovic is feeling better, but still unsure for the Asian tournaments. He's using his time to visit kids as part of his first mission as a UN ambassador.

• World No. 74 Kataryna Bondarenko got married in Ukraine.

USA Today looks at some of the storylines going into the fall.

• Peter Bodo ponders the fine line between intensity and arguing.

• Check out all of Sam Stosur's 180 clean winners from her seven matches at the U.S. Open. • Non-tennis: Great oral history profile of the Upright Citizens Brigade by New York Magazine.

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