Kvitova's recovery going well, reward offered for attacker
ABS-CBN Sports on Jan 04, 2017 09:18 PM
Czech Republic's tennis player Petra Kvitova holds a statement for media in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Dec. 23, 2016. Two-time Wimbledon champion was injured Tuesday Dec. 20, 2016 when a knife-wielding intruder attacked her at her home in the town of Prostejov. Kvitova underwent nearly four hour surgery on her left hand. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)PRAGUE (AP) — Petra Kvitova's recovery from surgery after a knife-wielding intruder attacked her inside her home and injured her playing hand has been going well.
Kvitova's spokesman, Karel Tejkal, says the two-time Wimbledon champion has gradually started doing exercises with her injured fingers and "all have been going according to the plans and expectations."
Kvitova has surgery on Dec. 20 following injuries on her left hand in the attack at her home in the town of Prostejov the same day.
She is expected to out for up to six months.
Kvitova's fellow players from the Prostejov tennis club have offered a reward of $3,850 for information leading to the arrest of the attacker, who still remains at large.