Daily Bagel: Petkovic retires with injury; Li Na movie set for 2016

Monday May 18th, 2015

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

• Andrea Petkovic was forced to retire down 0-5 to Yulia Putintseva in Nuremberg due to a leg injury. Due to injury and illness, Petkovic has only played one complete match on European clay heading into the French Open, where she's defending semifinal points. 

• Interesting matches slated for Tuesday: CoCo Vandeweghe vs. Sloane Stephens (Strasbourg), Frances Tiafoe (lucky loser) vs. James Duckworth (Nice), Sam Querrey vs. Juan Monaco (Nice), John Isner vs. Steve Johnson (Nice), Andrey Rublev vs. Marin Cilic (Geneva)

• Speaking of Rublev:

• Juan Martin del Potro and Tommy Haas are officially out of the French Open with injuries. That's no surprise. What is a surprise is Tennis Australia opting not to give their French Open women's wildcard to anyone

• The men's French Open qualifying draw is out. 

• Li Na's story is coming to the big screen.

• Get to know Daria Gavrilova, who made her first WTA semifinal in Rome. 

• There will be a Tennis and Fashion exhibition at the Roland Garros museum. 

• Bob Hewitt has been sentenced to six years in prison for rape. 

• WTA Hot Shots from the Italian Open:


• ATP Hot Shots from the Italian Open:


• A gallery of the best photos from the Italian Open.

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