Yanina and Taylor Townsend defended their title at the WTA Indian Wells 125K tournament (hardcourt/$125.000), but were unfortunately defeated by Czech Kristyna Pliskova and Russian Evgeniya Rodina. The game ended 7-6 (9/7) 6-4 after 1 hour and 29 minutes.
Yanina was going for a fourth doubles title on the WTA tour. She won Luxemburg (2013) and Washington (2016) before. In singles, Yanina (currently WTA 127) lost against American Alison Riske (WTA 47) in the second round.