Tennis Star Petra Kvitova Badly Hurt with Knife Attack in Home Invasion
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova says she is "shaken, but fortunate to be alive" after being badly injured by a knife-wielding robber in her apartment Tuesday.
The Czech tennis star confirmed reports that she had suffered damage to the tendons and fingers of her left playing hand.
"I was attacked in my apartment by an individual with a knife. In my attempt to defend myself, I was badly injured on my left hand," she said on her Facebook page.
need to see specialists, but if you know anything about me I am strong and I will fight this. Thank you all again for your love and support
— Petra Kvitova (@Petra_Kvitova) December 20, 2016