Daily Bagel: Nadal preps for Rio Open in 'extreme' 100ºF heat

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• Roger Federer has released his schedule through Wimbledon. It includes Dubai, Indian Wells, Monte Carlo, Madrid, Rome, French Open, Halle and Wimbledon. Notably absent: Davis Cup and Miami. 

• Stan Wawrinka announced he will skip the first round Davis Cup tie between Switzerland and Belgium. 

• Rafael Nadal is ready for the Rio Open, where the temperature and humidity are soaring. 

• Sick finish by Guillermo Garcia-Lopez against Stan Wawrinka on Thursday:


• Eugenie Bouchard has taken a wildcard into next week's Dubai Championships. That field now features nine of the Top 10 women, with Maria Sharapova the lone absentee. 

• Another story of a professional tennis player struggling with making ends meet, this time from Britain's Dan Cox

• Nice sportsmanship from Gael Monfils in Rotterdam: Tomas Berdych took a nasty fall and Monfils crossed the net to help him up. 

• And how about this tweener-lob from Dustin Brown in Memphis on Thursday: