“Extra” spoke with tennis player Alison Riske, who is taking part in the UTR Pro Match Series airing this weekend on Tennis Channel.

Over Zoom, Riske said, “I’m honored to be part of it, and being one of the first players coming back and playing in the first tournament.”

The match will be different from any other she has ever played, considering it will happen on a private court in Palm Beach, Florida, without fans or public access, in order to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Riske said of the unique setup, "One chair umpire, no linesman... we’re going to have our own specific balls that we’re able to touch. No handshaking."


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