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Serena Williams debuts her new fashion line at New York Fashion Week, Novak Djokovic meets Dr. Phil, Russell Westbrook and more on his media tour and more of the interesting reporting, writing and quipping from around the Internet.  

By Staff
September 18, 2015

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

• Novak Djokovic wrapped up a stellar two weeks at the U.S. Open with his media tour around New York. He hit a slew of morning and late shows around the city and even met NBA star Russell Westbrook and Dr. Phil, among others. 

Here's a quick look at his tour around the city:


Watch as Djokovic takes on Stephen Colbert:


• After her shocking loss at the U.S. Open, Serena took a quick trip to see the home opener for her team, the Miami Dolphins.

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• Serena also debuted her new collection for her fashion line at NYFW:

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When asked what she was doing after the loss, Serena replied, “Sulking. You know, the usual Serena. But honestly, working on this show has really been a blessing because I’ve just been doing hair and makeup and nails and things you don’t even think about. I worked on the music, which has been really, really cool. It’s been keeping me busy and keeping me happy because I love fashion. Everyone knows I love fashion, so it’s been really great.”

• Send your get well wishes to Lucie Safarova, who is in a Czech hospital battling an unspecified infectious disease.

• From Ben Rothenberg for The New York Times: America's top juniors Taylor Fritz, Brandon Holt​, Riley Smith have tennis lineage. 

•  Also from The New York Times, Christopher Clarey on Djokovic's "mind over chatter" strategy for the U.S. Open final against Roger Federer. “What I was actually doing was trying to play a mind game with myself,” Djokovic said. “They would scream, ‘Roger!’ and I would imagine they were screaming, ‘Novak!’”

•  From the WSJ: The eight biggest upsets in tennis history

• Madison Keys had to withdraw from Quebec City this week because of an elbow injury and Eugenie Bouchard pulled out of the Toray Pan Pacific Open because she is still coping with the concussion she suffered at the U.S. Open in New York.



• ICYMI: SI's top 100 moments from the U.S. Open.

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