Maria Sakkari, 2022 women's runner-up, shook off a slow start to beat Ukraine's Anehelina Kalinini 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 to reach the fourth round at Indian Wells on Sunday.
Sakkari, the seventh seed, needed two and a half hours to seal her second straight come-from-behind victory.
She was down a break in both the second and third sets, but held on and will face either Veronika Kudermetova or Karolina Pliskova for a place in the quarterfinals.
Sakkari success ??
A thrilling 3 sets Sakkari def. Kalinina 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 she will face the winner of Pliskova and Kudermetova.#TennisParadise | @mariasakkari pic.twitter.com/vOau6liQBj— BNP Paribas Open (@BNPPARIBASOPEN) March 12, 2023
Other women's matches on Sunday's slate included third-seeded American Jessica Pegula taking on Anastasia Potapova and fifth-seeded American Coco Gauff facing Czech Linda Noskova.
Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus was due to cap the action on Stadium Court against Ukrainian qualifier Lesia Tsurenko.