Daily Bagel: Halep on Bouchard's handshake snub, more Canada tennis

Tuesday April 21st, 2015

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

Emma Stone and Elizabeth Banks will both play Billie Jean King in dueling tennis movies. In fact, there are three BJK movies currently in development. 

• Rafael Nadal on the threat of Novak Djokovic dethroning him at the French Open: What else is new?

• Pac-12 Champions USC accidentally smashed their conference trophy. 

• Here are your Monte Carlo hot shots:


• Tom Tebbutt for Tennis Canada issues his Fed Cup post-mortem after a disappointing weekend in Montreal. 

• Maria Sharapova's participation in November's Fed Cup final is up in the air

• Listen to SI's Jon Wertheim discuss his 2012 story about two tennis players who survived the Titanic

• Wimbledon tune-ups: Nadal has confirmed for the Mercedes Cup, a grass court event in Stuttgart, Germany. Nadal will also play the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club.

• A day after Stan Wawrinka released a statement regarding his separation from wife Ilham Vuilloud, she released her own statement disavowing any implication that his poor results had anything to do with their rift.

• Agnieszka Radwanska's father doesn't want Tomas Witkorowski to coach her anymore.

• Meanwhile, Sam Stosur has reunited with former coach David Taylor. She will share him with his current charge, Ajla Tomljanovic. 

• Simona Halep on Eugenie Bouchard's handshake snub towards her teammates:

"I don't want to comment on the gesture, it depends on the person's education. I would never do that but it's maybe just how she was raised and we have to accept this attitude. Alex played really well and I'm very happy she beat Bouchard. (The Celebration) was very well thought of and actually funny."

• Ana Ivanovic on the cover of Harper's Bazaar in Serbia. 

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