Tennis Star Petra Kvitova Says She Was Stabbed During Home Invasion

BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 05:  Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic celebrates after winning the Women's singles third round match against Garbine Muguruza of Spian during  on day five of the 2016 China Open at the China National Tennis Centre on October 5, 2016 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Emmanuel Wong/Getty Images)

Tennis Star Petra Kvitova Says She Was Stabbed During Home Invasion

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Tennis Star Petra Kvitova Says She Was Stabbed During Home Invasion

Czech tennis star Petra Kvitova posted on Facebook that she suffered a “severe” injury to her left hand while trying to fight off an attacker who entered her apartment with a knife.

Per Czech media reports, the attacker, estimated to be a 35-year-old male, is still at large. He stole 5,000 Czech Koruna, which is worth about $192.

Kvitova, 26, is the world’s No. 11-ranked women’s tennis player. She has won the women’s singles title at Wimbledon twice (2011, 2014).

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