Serena Williams made a winning return after more than a year away from tennis by beating Zarina Diyas 7-5, 6-3 to advance on Thursday at the Indian Wells Masters.
Roger Federer claimed a record-equalling fifth ATP Indian Wells Masters title on Sunday, continuing his career resurgence with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Stan Wawrinka.
Indian Wells tournament director Raymond Moore quit under heavy fire after he said women players owe their success to men, sparking a furious gender row that has divided the sport.
World number one Serena Williams ripped "offensive" remarks by Indian Wells tournament director Raymond Moore, who claimed women's tennis was riding on the coattails of the men's game.
World number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams had to dig deep at Indian Wells on Sunday to fend off a pair of unheralded but spirited opponents.