05/24 11:44 CDT Czech court: Attacker on Petra Kvitova taken into custody
Czech court: Attacker on Petra Kvitova taken into custody
PRAGUE (AP) --- A Czech Republic court has ruled a suspect in a knife attack on
two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova be taken into custody.
Zuzana Buresova, a spokesperson for the county court in the city of Prostejov,
says the court issued the ruling on Thursday. Buresova declined to give any
Police have not commented yet, and declined to confirm the man's arrest, citing
an ongoing investigation.
After the attack in her home in Prostejov in December 2016, Kvitova had surgery
on injuries to her playing left hand.
It took her more than five months to recover.
In a message to local media from Paris, where she is getting ready for the
French Open, Kvitova called it "good news."