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Two-Time Wimbledon Tennis Champion Petra Kvitova Attacked At Her Home

“It was a random criminal act."
Petra Kvitova was attacked in her home in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov on Tuesday, according to reports.
Petra Kvitova was attacked in her home in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov on Tuesday, according to reports.

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Two-time Wimbledon champion and world number 11 Petra Kvitova was attacked in her home on Tuesday and is receiving medical attention, Czech news agency CTK reported, citing her spokesman.

“It was a random criminal act,” the agency cited spokesman Karel Tejkal as saying. “She was assaulted in her apartment and is in the care of doctors, but her injuries are not life threatening.”

The spokesman gave no other details and could not be immediately reached for comment.

(Reporting by Petra Vodstrcilova; Writing by Jason Hovet Editing by Jeremy Gaunt)

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