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Daily Bagel: What does digging up Wimbledon's grass courts look like?


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

• Video: Cool time-lapse of the most famous grass in tennis getting ripped up.

• Serena Williams and Kim Kardashian are just hanging out in Paris like normal people.

• Security cameras caught a 'prolific burgler' targeting Boris Becker's home in Wimbledon. Apparently, this isn't the first time this has happened, and Becker's wife Lilly says she has considered moving.

• It's good to hear Serena is ready to go for next week's Madrid Open.

• Marion Bartoli is set to play an exhibition event in Liverpool before Wimbledon.

• Want a guaranteed Center Court ticket at Wimbledon for five years? It'll cost you a measly $85,000. The All England Club is targeting wealthy Americans for these high-priced tickets to help fund its multi-million dollar renovation.

• Here's the entry list for the Aegon Championships.

• Marat Safin in ceremonial Russian military garb:

• Sam Stosur and Dmitry Tursunov went wine tasting in Portugal.

• Non-tennis: Here's a video of what happens when lawyers have to define the word "photocopier".
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