Kvitova’s comeback vow after surgery
Petra Kvitova said she is determined to compete again — no matter what that involves after a knife-wielding intruder attacked her in her home and injured her playing hand.
The two-time Wimbledon champion was released from hospital on Friday, three days after she had surgery following injuries sustained in the attack in the Czech town of Prostejov.
With a bandage covering her left hand and forearm, Kvitova said she was told by her surgeon in a specialized clinic in Vysoke nad Jizerou on Tuesday that her recovery is “looking good and without complications”.
“I feel better day by day,” Kvitova told reporters in Prague.
“Yesterday morning during a session with the doctor, I was able to move the fingers on my left hand which I think was the greatest Christmas present I could’ve wished for.”
Kvitova thanked other players, fans, her family, team and doctors for messages of support she had received.
“I never received so many