Wednesday October 12th, 2011

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

• Someone get Jo-Wilfried Tsonga a Kinder Bueno. His chances for London took a hit Wednesday when he lost to Kei Nishikori in Shanghai.

• The players are backing off the "strike" rhetoric.

Serena confirms for Brisbane. With Sam Stosur, Kim Clijsters and Maria Sharapova also set for the January tournament, that tournament is going to be a shootout.

• Peter Bodo looks at the parallel careers of Andy Roddick and Juan Carlos Ferrero.

• Rafael Nadal is skipping Queens, will play Halle instead.

• Rafa to play soccer during his down time?

• Roddick still has an outside shot at the World Tour Finals.

• A musical is being made of Justine Henin's life.

• Non-tennis: Inception corgi.

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