Venus beats Serena in Indian WellsUpdated 1059 GMT (1859 HKT) March 13, 2018 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: Sisters duel in California desert Venus (left) and Serena Williams met for the 29th time on Monday, with Serena leading her older sister 17-11 in victories. This encounter took place in Indian Wells, California. Hide Caption 1 of 8 Photos: Sisters duel in California desert Venus got off to the better start. After fending off early break points, the seven-time grand slam winner broke for 4-2. Hide Caption 2 of 8 Photos: Sisters duel in California desert Serena, the record 23-time grand slam winner, was left frustrated. It was her first official tournament since giving birth to daughter Olympia in September. Hide Caption 3 of 8 Photos: Sisters duel in California desert Venus took the first set 6-3, helped by her serving and more consistent play. Hide Caption 4 of 8 Photos: Sisters duel in California desert Meanwhile, Serena's serve -- usually her biggest weapon -- wasn't working as well as it has in the past. She only won half of her service points. Hide Caption 5 of 8 Photos: Sisters duel in California desert The fans took in the action... who would win? Mom Serena or Aunt Venus? Hide Caption 6 of 8 Photos: Sisters duel in California desert After saving a break point in the last game, it was Venus who prevailed 6-3 6-4 to move into the fourth round. Hide Caption 7 of 8 Photos: Sisters duel in California desert Venus then waited for a ride to the locker room. She will face 21st seed Anastasija Sevastova on Tuesday. Hide Caption 8 of 8Serena Williams' first official tournament since becoming a mom was cut short by older sister Venus, who won their duel in straight sets in Indian Wells. More from Sport - TennisSerena Williams' return sparks seeding debate about pregnancyJohn McEnroe is paid 10 times what Martina Navratilova gets for doing Wimbledon broadcastsRoger Federer loses to Juan Martin del Potro in Indian Wells finalRafael Nadal 'living with pain and painkillers since 2005'Roger Federer: Will Swiss star play French Open?