Petra Kvitova injured by knife-wielding attacker at her home

ABS-CBN Sports on Dec 20, 2016 07:28 PM
Petra Kvitova injured by knife-wielding attacker at her home
FILE - In this May 27, 2016 file photo, Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic serves in her third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Shelby Rogers of the U.S. at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has been injured during an attack in her flat in the Czech Republic. Kvitova’s spokesman Karel Tejkal says Tuesday Dec. 20, 2016 Kvitova suffered a left hand injury and has been treated by doctors. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
PRAGUE (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has been injured by a knife-wielding attacker at her home.

The player's spokesman, Karel Tejkal, says Kvitova suffered a left hand injury and has been treated by doctors.

Tejkal says the incident, which he described as a burglary, occurred Tuesday morning in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov. He says Kvitova's injuries were not life-threatening.

Also Tuesday, Kvitova withdrew from the Czech Republic team at next month's Hopman Cup mixed-team tennis tournament because of an earlier foot injury.

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