Daily Bagel: Nishikori makes Japan's front page news, dogs who love tennis

Thursday September 4th, 2014

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

• Kei Nishikori, the first Japanese man to make the semifinals of the Open since 1918, is all over the papers back home:

• Must read: A beautiful piece by Doug Robson after the loss of his mother. Sometimes it's ok to root from the press box. 

• Victoria Azarenka's team wants you to know she was sick during her quarterfinal loss, but don't ask her about it unless you want a deathstare. 

• This golden retriever loves U.S. Open tennis: 

• WTA Backspin on Ekaterina Makarova's win over Azarenka. 

• "Roger Federer Serves Like a Girl": Nice read from Slate on the science of why women can serve as big as the men. 

• Andy Roddick talks about what he misses about tennis on Late Night with Seth Meyers:

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