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14 March 2018, 11:27 | Anna Jefferson
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Anisimova, a 16-year-old wild card, won her first three WTA Tour matches at Indian Wells, beating Pauline Parmentier, No. 23 seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and two-time Wimbledon victor Petra Kvitova without dropping a set.
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Among the Williams sisters, the one who had won the first set, was the one who had won 24 out of the 28 matches between them.
The younger Williams had progressed to the third round in her first WTA Tour tournament since the 2017 Australian Open, in which she defeated Venus in the final to collect her 23rd grand slam title before taking a break to give birth to daughter Alexis Olympia.
It was Venus' first win in this rivalry since 2014 and the first straight-set win since 2008.
"I'm playing best matches against the best players", Kasatkina said.
Venus was in control of the match, despite some unforced errors and several double faults, throughout.
Venus was still in her pomp and with Serena, they had contested five of the six Grand Slam finals from the 2001 US Open to the 2003 Australian Open.
"It's definitely not less disappointing", Serena said.
Venus broke first and was up a break at 5-3 but Serena remained calm and saved two points before going on the force a tiebreak which she went on to win8-6.
"I think she should have been actually number one seed in this tournament because she left as number one in the world". "I had to let it all go and try to win the point, because she wasn't conserving anything, I don't think, either". "I have a lot to improve on. My room for improvement is incredible", added Serena.
"So I have just got to keep saying each tournament my goal is just to be better than the last, and I don't - definitely don't want to go backwards".
But the beginning of 2018 didn't go according to plan as Sakkari lost her openers in Shenzhen, Sydney, Melbourne, St. Petersburg and Doha before claiming her first of the year in the qualifying rounds in Dubai. Venus and her father Richard were greeted with boos as they made their way to their seats, with some fans believing Richard had been behind Venus' withdrawal.
World No. 1 Simona Halep and Venus Williams punched their tickets to the Indian Wells quarterfinals, while Caroline Wozniacki suffered another exit at the hands of Russia's rising star Daria Kasatkina.
Serena eventually won the tiebreak 7-4 to book her place in the semi-final. It was also their first duel at Indian Wells, 17 years after Venus pulled out of their semifinal with a knee injury.
Not many players can claim that they've spent their offseason practicing with two former world No. 1s but Sakkari had the fortune of doing so in Monte Carlo end of a year ago with the Safins.
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