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Pliskova ends the tale of 16-year-old American wildcard into Indian Wells

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Amanda Anisimova (WTA 149) has not re-antics on the top tournament of Indian Wells (hard/8.648.508 dollar). The 16-year-old American lost Tuesday in the fourth round of the Czech Karolina Pliskova (WTA 5). That took out the 6-1 and 7-6 (7/2).

Anisimova had on the way to the last sixteen successively Pauline Parmentier (WTA 94), Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (WTA 23) and Petra Kvitova (WTA 9) is turned off, every time without setverlies. But against fifth seed Pliskova proved they could not cope.

In the quarter-finals is Pliskova against the Japanese Naomi Osaka (WTA 44), or the Greek Maria Sakkari (WTA 58). The past two years, overtook the Czech republic each of the last four at the BNP Paribas Open.

The men killed and the second seed

In the men’s Marin Cilic (ATP 3) is turned off in the third round. The 29-year-old Croat lost to the Californian hardcourttoernooi of the German, Philipp Kohlschreiber (ATP 37) with twice 6-4.

Cilic, a finalist at the last Australian Open, was the second seed. Last year he was already in the second round gewipt. In 2016, it was Cilic kwartfinalist (against David Goffin), his best result so far in Indian Wells.

Kohlschreiber will need to advance to the quarterfinals past the Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert (ATP 93). His compatriot Gaël Monfils (ATP 42) gave Wednesday with a 6-2, 3-1 disadvantage.

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