Daily Bagel: Brush up on your tennis vocabulary ahead of the French Open

Saturday May 24th, 2014


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

• Video: Highlights from yesterday's draw ceremony with Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams.

• Stop what you're doing and read Grantland's Brian Phillips "Tennis Dictionary". An example:

Hawk-Eye (n.) — A cutting-edge computer system that can determine precisely where a ball has landed by modeling tens of thousands of possible trajectories and selecting the one that makes Roger Federer look stupid.

• According to Fox Sports Australia, Rafael Nadal isn't the best clay court player ever. So who is?

• GIF: Stan Wawrinka follows Roger Federer's footsteps and upgrades to a larger racket.

• A nice roundup of WTA players hitting the French Open player party last night.

• The ITF posted a report on its finances.

•  the ten sexiest male sports according to women
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