Petra Kvitova

Two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova injured by knife-wielding attacker at her home

Two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova injured by knife-wielding attacker at her home

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was injured by a knife-wielding attacker at her home on Tuesday.

The 2011 and 2014 Wimbledon champion said the injury to her left hand was “severe.”

“In my attempt to defend myself, I was badly injured on my left hand. I am shaken, but fortunate to be alive,” Kvitova, who is left-handed, wrote on Twitter. “The injury is severe and I will need to see specialists, but if you know anything about me I am strong and I will fight this.”

It was not immediately clear how the injury could affect Kvitova's play. Details of her injury were expected to be released later Tuesday.

“What happened to me was certainly not pleasant, but it's...

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