Serena Williams hugs Venus Williams after her loss to her sister during Day 8 of BNP Paribas Open on March 12, 2018 in Indian Wells, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP / AFP / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / KEVORK DJANSEZIAN
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Serena Williams' return to the WTA Tour came to an abrupt end Monday as she crashed out of Indian Wells with a 6-3, 6-4 loss to her sister Venus.Venus closed out the 29th career meeting between the two on her second match point as Serena sailed a forehand long to end the third- round showdown.Serena said she is still easing her way back into match fitness.Venus blasted six aces but had eight double faults in the one hour 26 minute main stadium match in front of a crowd of about 13,000 .Despite the loss Serena still leads their career series 17-12 .Venus's victory also comes 17 years after an ugly booing incident led to a 14-year boycott of the tournament by the sisters.Serena returned to the tournament in 2015 and Venus a year later.
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