Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visit a tennis court

On August 21, 2016, Japanese Emperor Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko visited a tennis court in the mountain resort town of Karuizawa in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. They met for the first time at the court in August 1957. They are staying at a retreat in the town.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited a tennis court in Karuizawa. They met for the first time on the holiday

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  1. What a cute couple! So sweet!

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  2. Didn't they meet at a tennis match? Read in a biography that they played opposite each other and Michiko beat him. Supposedly, he fell in love with her that day and would not consider anyone else.

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    1. That story reminds me of Spanish Juan Carlos and Sofia, Sofia did beat JC with judo.

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