Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova returned home to testify at the trial of the man who allegedly knifed her in her home in 2016.
The two-time Wimbledon champion who was runner-up to Naomi Osaka last month at the Australian Open testified in the Czech Republic at the trial of Radim Zondra, who allegedly knifed her in her home in December 2016. Kvitova had surgery on injuries to her hand and it took more than five months to recover. Kvitova testified by live video feed from a separate room to avoid facing the suspect. She said when he was holding a knife to her throat from behind, she grabbed the knife with...
After the December 2016 attack in Prostejov, Kvitova had surgery lasting over four hours to injuries to her playing left hand. It took the tennis star more than five months to recover.