Players Participate in 12th Annual Taste of Tennis

Rafael Nadal


Vera Zvonareva


James Blake




Tamira Paszek


Gilles Simon


Tommy Haas


Janko Tipsarevic

Marin Cilic

NEW YORK, New York (August 25, 2011) – The world’s top tennis players and chefs served without racquets and balls at the 12th Annual BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis on Thursday night at the W New York Hotel.  The players teamed-up with guest chefs to create culinary delights for tasting. Among the players on the “green” carpet – Rafael Nadal, James Blake and Tommy Haas.

The BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis will benefit the New York Junior Tennis League. NYJTL is the largest tennis and education-themed community organization in the United States serving 100,000 children each year.

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Some photos provided by Getty Images used with permission from Taste of  Tennis