Number one in fashion, too! Serena and Venus Williams hit a winner in clinging dresses at tennis party
By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
PUBLISHED: 01:25 EST, 23 August 2013 | UPDATED: 05:53 EST, 23 August 2013
Serena Williams hit a winner on Thursday in a form-fitting light blue dress at the Taste of Tennis event in New York City.
The 31-year-old top-ranked female tennis player co-hosted the event mixing food from some of the Big Apple's top chefs with professional tennis players ahead of the US Open.
She was joined at the W New York Hotel with co-host Marcus Samuelsson, owner of the Red Rooster Harlem restaurant, and her 33-year-old big sister Venus.
Tennis food: New York chef Marcus Samuelsson joined tennis players Venus Williams, center, and her sister Serena on Thursday for the Taste of Tennis event in New York City
All eyes were on Serena who looked stunning in the sky blue, knee-length sleeveless dress.
The tennis star donned a pair of sleek, golden open-toed heels and accessorised with a large bead bracelet and a pair of dangling earrings.
Serena had her frizzy dark auburn hair down and wore natural-looking make-up.
She's number one: Serena, the world's top-ranked female tennis player, helped prepare some food
Venus also wore a fun, summer outfit to the tasting event that featured dishes from 28 renowned chefs to benefit the James Beard Foundation to promote the culinary arts.
The Williams sisters were joined at the benefit by some of their rivals on the circuit.
Belarusian tennis player Victoria Azarenka, 24, who is currently ranked second among women, wore a little black dress to the tasting.
Top player: Serena is the only female player who has won more than $40 million in prize money
Event hosts: The Taste of Tennis was hosted by Red Rooster Harlem restaurant owner Marc and Serena
Victoria had her dress sleeves rolled up and had ler long blonde hair loosely pulled back. The blue-eyed beauty carried a black studded purse and wore bright yellow fingernail polish.
Polish player Agnieszka Radwanska, currently ranked fourth among female players, wore a sleeveless white blouse with an art drawing on front and a shortblack geometric skirt.
Third-ranked Maria Sharapova, 26, was not in attendance as she announced she was withdrawing from the US Open due to a shoulder injury.
The US Open starts Monday and runs through September 9. It is the last of the four major tournaments that comprise the Grand Slam along with the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon.
Two sisters and a chef: Serena, Marcus and Venus posed together for photos
Big sister: Venus attended the event and posed with an oversized tennis ball
Summer fun: Venus wore a short dress to the event
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