The annual BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event has morphed into the de facto U.S. Open players party over the last few years, with the game’s top stars glamming up and trying their hand at cooking, mixology and even the DJ decks.
Serena Williams hosted this year’s event, the 14th. Venus Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Ana Ivanovic, Janko Tipsarevic and a small army of celebrity chefs also attended.
Check out more photos from the event.
Ana Ivanovic: The 2008 French Open champion had some sushi and debuted her new Twitter account all in one night. (Brad Barket/Getty Images)
Victoria Azarenka: Apparently if you date a musician, suddenly everyone asks you to DJ at the party. (Brad Barket/Getty Images)
Janko Tipsarevic: That is definitely not water. (Brad Barket/Getty Images)
Agnieszka Radwanska: It’s a little dangerous to teach a self-proclaimed devotee of The Cheesecake Factory how to make those goodies at home. (Brad Barket/Getty Images)
Monica Puig: The Puerto Rican teen puts the finishing touches on a dish that seems to be called “Backhanded Beef Balls.”
Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic: The Serbs hit the green carpet before the event. (Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
Serena and Venus Williams: The sisters have had a busy week of promotional activities. Save some energy for the tennis, ladies! (Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)