Daily Bagel: French Davis Cup team hangs from side of building

Friday April 5th, 2013

U.S. Davis Cup The U.S. Davis Cup team amid the backdrop of Boise (John G. Mabanglo/Landov).

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

• The French Davis Cup team builds camaraderie by hanging off the side of a building (The Slice).

• Chris Clarey of The New York Times looks at how Novak Djokovic came to play in Boise, Idaho.

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The Davis Cup will leave a lasting mark in Boise, where the USTA will donate $25,000 (matched by the city) for renovations and the building of new courts (KTVB TV).

• Andy Murray's endorsement deal with Mahesh Bhupati's company, Globosport, could help lead to a three-week tournament across Asia in November and December (The Guardian).

• Steve Tignor of Tennis.com goes inside the minds of the top men's players with a clinical psychologist.

Sam Querrey and Jack Sock have committed to the Hall of Fame Championships in Newport, R.I., in July (Providence Journal).

• USA Today's Doug Robson reports how the Davis Cup might never have come to Idaho without Boise State's men's tennis coach.

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