Monday November 7th, 2011

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

• Ever wonder what the pros carry in those huge bags? The video above should give some insight. Oh, and Novak Djokovic singing Serbian music is always a plus.

• Check out this point from Kei Nishikori as he toppled Djokovic at the Swiss Indoors. Good anticipation and use of the angles from the challenger.

• Pete Bodo tells Djokovic to go ahead and pull the plug on 2011.

Breaking down the draw for the ATP's final regular-season event.

• Steve Tignor with a nice piece on the shifting seasons' effect on playing tennis.

• Former South African doubles specialist John-Laffnie de Jager was named captain for both the South African Davis Cup and Fed Cup teams. • Non-tennis: A look at a professional track runner's first time running the New York City Marathon.

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