(wkyt) – The WTA Tour returned to action for the first time since at the inaugural Top Seed Open, the first event in the U.S. It featured a significantly subdued competitive atmosphere without spectators and a sprinkling of officials around center court. A smattering of claps replaced the usual loud applause on points, though players’ grunts on returns seemed more amplified. Practicing social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is important, and easily practiced. Top-seeded Serena Williams and sister Venus Williams will begin play Tuesday..