"It was a quick turnaround from last night when it feels like, 'Hey, this is a final to you're only in the fourth round, '" Williams said on court. I make those shots 10 times out of 10 in practice.
"It's good that I don't have to say that this is the best tennis I have ever played and I lost".
"It was incredible", Williams said during her post-match interview. "It's just real talent".
Serena Williams' first official tournament since becoming a mom in September was cut short by older sister Venus in Indian Wells.
Pliskova advances to meet Naomi Osaka, a 6-1, 5-7, 6-1 victor over Greece's Maria Sakkari.
The 37-year-old edged a tight first set on a tie-break against the Latvian before racing 3-0 up in the second to seemingly ease in the next round.
"Obviously I didn't want to play Venus so early on, but it can happen", Serena said following the match.
By reaching the quarterfinals, Kasatkina is projected to surpass her career-best ranking of 17th.
The two-time grand slam victor needed just 33 minutes to seal the opening set after breaking the Frenchwoman's serve on four occasions.
"I'm playing best matches against the best players", Kasatkina said. 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. "So quite a simple rule".
Indian Wells: World number one Roger Federer stepped up his bid for a sixth Indian Wells Masters title with a 6-2, 6-1 demolition of Filip Krajinovic on Monday.
Latvian Sevastova beat German Julia Goerges in straight sets 6-3 6-3.
"She's 16, so she's not scared", Pliskova said of Anisimova. "You can see she's hitting the ball without thinking, but everybody is playing like this when they are 16. I think everything is pretty solid".
The sisters had met just at the final of Wimbledon just a few months ago with Venus taking the day in three straight sets.
It was good to play that and try to get into the rhythm and get into the swing again, ' said Serena. "It's a great thing what they do for sport, and it's great that tennis has them". "It's just afterwards I don't like it as much".
On the men's side, Gael Monfils retired in the second set with a back injury trailing fellow Frenchman Pierre-Hughes Herbert 6-2, 3-1. She emphatically closed out the 36-minute set with back-to-back aces that clocked 108 miles per hour and 120 miles per hour.
The Romanian was in the stands for the Williams sisters' third-round match in California, which Venus won 6-3 6-4.
Herbert remains in contention for the $1 million bonus offered to a player who sweeps the singles and doubles titles.
There was a loud roar as Serena Williams walked onto the main stadium court at the BNP Paribas Open, wearing a bulky black jacket and black tights.
Guns in schools are illegal in California but there is an exception for peace officers or those granted specific permission. Alexander was awarded Reserve Office of the Year in 2013 and is also a Seaside City Council member and Red Cross volunteer.
Some have sat back and watched Hyde accumulate 86 receptions over the last two years and assume that he's a good pass-catcher. Hyde was healthy for a full 16-game schedule for the first time in 2017 leading to the most productive season of his career.
However, even if the pay gap is remedied in future seasons, it won't benefit Foy, whose work on the series is over. But still, it's a move in the right direction: 'Going forward, no-one gets paid more than the Queen'.
Gerard Craft of Niche won "Best Chef: Midwest" in 2015 , and Kevin Nashan of Sidney Street Cafe took the same award past year . The list announced Wednesday includes those whittled down from a list of semifinalists announced in February .
Toys R Us is one of the nation's biggest toy retailers, employing more than 3,000 across 100 stores in the UK. Around 25 branches of Toys R Us are closed already, or will be closing over the next few days.
After signing tight end Jimmy Graham the Green Bay Packers have reportedly released veteran wide receiver Jordy Nelson . Graham averaged 8.9 FanDuel points per game last season, with 57 catches (96 targets) for 520 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Nothing has been confirmed about what will be revealed at E3 but past year Microsoft revealed the Xbox One X and games for it. They will be doing things in a similar fashion this year but with more inclusion with the fans at the Microsoft Theater.
Along with Iva Majoli, at 16 years and 199 days, Anisimova is the youngest player to reach the R16 at Indian Wells. I think this will change a little bit in the future, but for sure the game is good and not really any weakness.
Late night hosts skewer Trump over Rex Tillerson firing
Kono told reporters Wednesday that he "regretted" that Tillerson was sacked as the two had established a trusting relationship. Either way, Trump's freewheeling style is set to sidetrack the Senate. "Did he fire him or have him put to sleep?" he asked.
President Bhandari is re-elected
She won the by-election from Kathmandu-1 defeating the former Prime Minister Krishna Prasad Bhattarai of Nepali Congress . During her first two-year term, Bhandari was accused of failing to be the Head of the State in the true sense.