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Tokyo Gallery: Sons & Sushi Making

The stars of the WTA have been shining off the court in the Japanese capital, from autograph sessions to Q&As to sushi making - and one lucky little one got an early start to that art. See the pics here!

Published September 28, 2013 12:00

Six WTA stars took part in a traditional off-court activity in Tokyo - the sushi making demonstration.
Six WTA stars took part in a traditional off-court activity in Tokyo - the sushi making demonstration.
Frenchwomen Kristina Mladenovic and Alizé Cornet were among the six WTA stars at the demonstration.
Frenchwomen Kristina Mladenovic and Alizé Cornet were among the six WTA stars at the demonstration.
Cornet's sushi making was particularly adventurous, apparently - Angelique Kerber was there too.
Cornet's sushi making was particularly adventurous, apparently - Angelique Kerber was there too.
Cara Black, a former World No.1 in doubles, was also at the demonstration, along with her son Lachlan.
Cara Black, a former World No.1 in doubles, was also at the demonstration, along with her son Lachlan.
Lachlan Alexander Stephens was born to Black and her husband, Brett Stephens, on April 26, 2012.
Lachlan Alexander Stephens was born to Black and her husband, Brett Stephens, on April 26, 2012.
Julia Goerges and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, regular doubles partners on the tour, were also there.
Julia Goerges and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, regular doubles partners on the tour, were also there.
The group of six - or six and a half, or seven - held up their creations in front of the crowd.
The group of six - or six and a half, or seven - held up their creations in front of the crowd.
Looks good to us...
Looks good to us...
Also on the off-court schedule throughout the week were some Toray Pan Pacific Open Q&A sessions.
Also on the off-court schedule throughout the week were some Toray Pan Pacific Open Q&A sessions.
Sorana Cirstea was among the subjects, answering questions about Tokyo, life on the tour, and more.
Sorana Cirstea was among the subjects, answering questions about Tokyo, life on the tour, and more.
Cirstea ended up making the third round of the tournament before falling to Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Cirstea ended up making the third round of the tournament before falling to Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Martina Hingis also did the rounds this week, including hitting autographed balls into the stands.
Martina Hingis also did the rounds this week, including hitting autographed balls into the stands.
As well as holding an autograph session - a very well-attended autograph session for her Japanese fans.
As well as holding an autograph session - a very well-attended autograph session for her Japanese fans.
Hingis holds the record for most titles in the tournament's history, winning in Tokyo five times.
Hingis holds the record for most titles in the tournament's history, winning in Tokyo five times.
Hingis' titles came in 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2007 - 2007 was the last of her 43 career WTA titles.
Hingis' titles came in 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2007 - 2007 was the last of her 43 career WTA titles.
  • Six WTA stars took part in a traditional off-court activity in Tokyo - the sushi making demonstration.
  • Frenchwomen Kristina Mladenovic and Alizé Cornet were among the six WTA stars at the demonstration.
  • Cornet's sushi making was particularly adventurous, apparently - Angelique Kerber was there too.
  • Cara Black, a former World No.1 in doubles, was also at the demonstration, along with her son Lachlan.
  • Lachlan Alexander Stephens was born to Black and her husband, Brett Stephens, on April 26, 2012.
  • Julia Goerges and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, regular doubles partners on the tour, were also there.
  • The group of six - or six and a half, or seven - held up their creations in front of the crowd.
  • Looks good to us...
  • Also on the off-court schedule throughout the week were some Toray Pan Pacific Open Q&A sessions.
  • Sorana Cirstea was among the subjects, answering questions about Tokyo, life on the tour, and more.
  • Cirstea ended up making the third round of the tournament before falling to Svetlana Kuznetsova.
  • Martina Hingis also did the rounds this week, including hitting autographed balls into the stands.
  • As well as holding an autograph session - a very well-attended autograph session for her Japanese fans.
  • Hingis holds the record for most titles in the tournament's history, winning in Tokyo five times.
  • Hingis' titles came in 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2007 - 2007 was the last of her 43 career WTA titles.
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