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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 14

The W New York will host the 15th annual Taste of Tennis Gala ahead of the U.S. Open. Headlining the event are  Serena Williams and chef Masaharu Morimoto . Other participating tennis players include  Venus Williams , Victoria Azarenka, Sloane Stephens and the Bryan Brothers .&nb...

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