With the tennis schedule on hold because of the coronavirus, the biggest stars in the sport went virtual for the 2020 Madrid Open.
Players competed Monday in the Tennis World Tour video game, with 16 men and 16 women vying for a championship during the four-day event.
There is a prize pool of €150,000 in each bracket to donate to relief funds for "lower-ranked players whose incomes have dried up during the pandemic," per Jonathan Jurejko of BBC, creating a lot of motivation during the fun event.
Here is a look at what took place on Day 1 in homes around the world, with all games being streamed on the tournament's Facebook page.
Diego Schwartzman def. David Ferrer
Belinda Bencic def. Carla Suarez
Rafael Nadal def. Denis Shapovalov
Fiona Ferro def. Karolina Pliskova
Andy Murray def. Benoit Paire
Sorana Cirstea def. Johanna Konta
Diego Schwartzman def. John Isner
Stefanos Tsitsipas def. Fabio Fognini
Donna Vekic def. Angelique Kerber
David Goffin def. Lucas Pouille
Sorana Cirstea def. Elina Svitolina
Fabio Fognini def. Frances Tiafoe
Kiki Bertens def. Angelique Kerber
Donna Vekic def. Eugenie Bouchard
Johanna Konta def. Victoria Azarenka
Caroline Wozniacki def. Kristina Mladenovic
Stefanos Tsitsipas def. Kei Nishikori
Kei Nishikori def. Frances Tiafoe
Alexander Zverev def. Lucas Pouille
Bianca Andreescu def. Madison Keys
Caroline Wozniacki def. Bianca Andreescu
Results available via Madrid Open Twitter Account.
Nadal is a five-time winner of the Madrid Open in real life and found similar success on the virtual clay.
The Spanish star kicked off his tournament with a match against Denis Shapovalov that went to a tiebreak, but Nadal was able to come through with the 4-3 (7-3) win.
He was also set to compete in a charity match against YouTube personality DjMaRiiO, but it was postponed to Tuesday.
Andy Murray showcased his skills with the controller as well, earning a victory in his first match by defeating Benoit Paire 3-1.
The characters in the game are supposedly equal in skill level, but the top players excelled with their own avatars.
The tournament fortunately gives everyone a chance at multiple games through a round-robin format before advancing to the quarterfinals.
Here is a breakdown of the rules for the event:
As the players got a chance to let out their competitive side after weeks away from real competition, some took the opportunity to have fun.
Belinda Bencic created a mock walk-in ahead of her first game:
Though it is expected to be a while before fans see live tennis, this event is entertaining enough to hold people over for the next few days.