Common Questions & Answers About Bagels
What is a bagel in tennis?
A bagel describes a set where the score is 6-0.
Why is it called a bagel in tennis?
It’s called a bagel in tennis because the zero in the score of 6-0 resembles the shape of a bagel.
What is a double bagel in tennis?
A double bagel describes the outcome of a match where the score is 6-0, 6-0.
What is a triple bagel in tennis?
A triple bagel occurs when the score of a match is 6-0, 6-0, 6-0.
Is it a doughnut or bagel in tennis?
The term bagel describes a set where the score is 6-0, not doughnut.
What is a bagel girl in tennis?
The term bagel girl is a demeaning term used to describe a female player who frequently loses a set 6-0.
What is the golden bagel award?
The golden bagel award honors the player who served up the most bagels on the ATP Tour in a single season. Roger Federer was the first recipient in 2004 with 12 bagels, and he also holds the record for the most bagels even in a single season at 18.
Here’s a list of the award recipients:
- 2004 Roger Federer 12
- 2005 Rafael Nadal 11
- 2006 Roger Federer 18
- 2007 David Ferre 7
- 2008 Rafael Nadal 10
- 2009 Rafael Nadal 8
- 2010 Robin Söderling 7
- 2011 Novak Djokovic 13
- 2012 Novak Djokovic 9
- 2013 Novak Djokovic 12
- 2015 Novak Djokovic 12