The third racket of the world, Czech Petra Kvitova, lost to American Venus Williams, who occupies 36th place in the WTA ranking, with a score of 6/4, 5/7, 4/6 in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open tournament.
The match lasted 2 hours and 27 minutes. During this time, 29-year-old Kvitova completed ten aces, made a mistake ten times when serving and sold four break points, and 38-year-old Williams never served through, made four double mistakes and made five breaks.
Previously, the score in personal meetings was 5: 2 in favor of the Czech. The next opponent Venus in Indian Wells will be her compatriot Christina McHale.