Daily Bagel: Learning new things

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

• You learn new things every day. Steve Tignor took a different look at the players in the WTA Championships while writing Racquet Reactions and collects what he learned about each.

• Peter Bodo issues a strong plea to WTA CEO Stacey Allaster to step up and do something about grunting in the women's game.

• Greg Sharko's Monday Briefing with an updated look at the Battle for London. The last three spots are still up for grabs and the leading candidates to qualify (Tomas Berdych, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Mardy Fish) are all playing this week.

• The USTA is upset with Alex Bogomolov Jr. after he announced he'd like to play Davis Cup for Russia.

• Marat Safin: Future president of Russia?

Tennis-X.com breaks down the star-powered field in Basel.

Just how big is that