Daily Bagel: Federer visits Malawi, Serena takes time off to heal injury

Tuesday July 21st, 2015

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

• Roger Federer visited Malawi, Africa, to open a preschool as part of his foundation, which contributes to education programs in southern Africa.



• Kareem Abdul-Jabbar writes for TIME about the public pressure on females about and body image, especially among athletes, including Serena Williams.

• Pete Bodo for ESPN on Wally Masur and Lleyton Hewitt’s message to young Australian players: Don't underestimate the old-school Aussie way of getting things done.

• After she pulled out of the Swedish Open in Bastad last week, Serena Williams announced that she will take some time off to heal her elbow injury.

As much fun as we have been having the past 8 or so weeks I have to take some time to let my elbow heal. I am confident...

Posted by Serena Williams on Saturday, July 18, 2015

• Serena also became the fourth player in WTA history to hit 250 weeks at World No. 1 on Monday. She is now 10 weeks away from Chris Evert's career total of 260 weeks.

• Rumors: Is Ana Ivanovic working with former coach Nigel Sears again?

• Gael Monfils showed off his skills on the basketball court at the Croatian Open in Umag, where he is the top seed this week.


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