Tennis Player Petra Kvitova Stabbed in Home After Burglar Posed As Gas Man

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In a situation like this, you’re just thankful that the victim didn’t lose their life.

Tennis player Petra Kvitova is fortunate to be alive today after she was brutally attacked by a man who posed as a gas technician so he could enter into her home just to steal from her.

Ornstein from the BBC lays out the gut-wrenching details on what Petra dealt with.

According to Ornstein, the burglar held a knife to Kvitova’s throat when a struggle began in the bathroom. Kvitova reportedly suffered lacerations to four fingers on her left hand, when the burglar ran and the police were called.

Ornstein reports that Kvitova is undergoing “potentially career-saving” surgery.

Tejkal said Kvitova has been treated by a doctor and the injuries aren’t considered life-threatening.”

Hoping for a speedy recovery for Kvitova.  As of now, nobody has been arrested for the assault.

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