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

By Courtney Nguyen
April 14, 2015

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

• Rafael Nadal reflects on his dream career and says he's "not the favorite for anything.”

• From the Telegraph: LTA is set to split with Bob Brett, the British equivalent to the head of player development at the USTA. 

• Caroline Wozniacki on her new coach Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, translated here by Mark Nixon: "I think it's really great, because Arantxa has herself played at the top level, and we click well together. She works well with my father too, so she's a good fit for my team.”

• More on her preparation for clay: “She has some exercises that have taught me how to move on clay. She's taught me some things I can use in pressure situations on clay, and what I need to do with the ball.”

• The ATP is reportedly cracking down on GIF-making fans:

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• From Forbes: Prepare for pricey U.S. Open tickets if Serena Williams breaks Chris Evert’s record.

• From the Japan Times: Kei Nishikori’s current list of sponsors includes: Uniqlo, Nissin, Wilson, Adidas, Weider, Tag Heuer, JACCS, Delta, Jaguar, Asahi, Hisamitsu, IMG Academy, WOWOW and Lixil. How can this list grow even more and boost American companies in Japan?

• Venus Williams will not play in this weekend’s Fed Cup playoff vs. Italy. Lauren Davis has been named to the team.

• The French Open prize money will rise to $29.5 million ($28 million euros) this year, an increase of $3 million from 2014. Ben Rothenberg breask it down:

[tweet=https://twitter.com/BenRothenberg/status/587988407768522752]

• Golfer Justin Rose says Novak Djokovic’s gluten free diet helped him at the Masters: “I have given up gluten like Djokovic. It worked for him—he is a little whippet—and I feel so much better for it. My joints feel amazing, no soreness, no early-morning creeks.”

• Take a look at Nadal’s practice in Monte Carlo:

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