Daily Bagel: How Milos Raonic lost 12 pounds to be thin like his competition

Wednesday January 21st, 2015

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

• From the Wall Street Journal: Why thin is in with Milos Raonic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray and other top players

• Pat Rafter urges Kyrgios to listen and learn: "His off-court demeanor will certainly affect his on-court behaviour, as well, and I think that's the whole package that he still needs to get a lot better at..."

• From Forbes: Simona Halep's quest to win the big time trophies

• Is Oceane Dodin the WTA's new French phenom?

• Nick Marvel for USA Today on 2015's new former champion coach and player partnerships

• Ben Rothenberg covers the ups and downs of tennis twin sisters Karolina and Kristyna Pliskova -- although they have won three doubles titles together, Karolina has had her singles career skyrocket while Kristyna’s has stalled.

• Sorry folks. Kei Nishikori does not own a soccer team or a burger chain, despite ESPN's Chris Fowler's statement during Nishikori's first round match in Melbourne. But he is still a samurai

• More on Special Kei, from Grantland: Is he the next big thing in men's tennis? 

• Gael Monfils came from two sets down to beat Lucas Pouille 6-7, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-4 at the Australian Open. He also hit this amazing shot:

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