Indian Wells: Sister Venus ends Serena's comeback

13 Mar 2018 | By Rajdeep Saha
2018 Indian Wells round-up

Serena's comeback to the game came to an end after she was beaten in straight sets by elder sister Venus Williams.

Veteran 8th seed Venus sealed their 29th meeting in singles competition after a comfortable 6-3, 6-4 win in the third round.

Serena, who returned to competitive tennis after a 15-month child birth lay-off, had won her first two games.

In context: 2018 Indian Wells round-up

13 Mar 2018Indian Wells: Sister Venus ends Serena's comeback

Venus-Serena battle and the hype

A lot of hype and excitement was built up around the match between the two stalwarts of the game. The last time the duo met was in the 2017 Australian Open final. The sisters had boycotted the Indian Wells tournament for 14 years.
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