Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova survived 10 double faults to beat Olga Govortsova in three sets Friday and reach the third round of the BNP Paribas Open.
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic hits a return to Olga Govortsova of Belarus during day 3 of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 8, 2013 in Indian Wells, California. Kvitova needed two hours and 20 minutes to subdue Govortsova 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.
Kvitova, the women's fifth seed in the combined ATP Masters and WTA hardcourt tournament, needed two hours and 20 minutes to subdue Govortsova 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 on a blustery day in the California desert.
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