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Two-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova attacked at home-report

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News 20 Dec 2016, 16:48 IST
Tennis - China Open Women's Singles Third Round - Beijing, China - 05/10/16. Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic blows kisses after winning the match against Garbine Muguruza Blanco of Spain. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files
Tennis - China Open Women's Singles Third Round - Beijing, China - 05/10/16. Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic blows kisses after winning the match against Garbine Muguruza Blanco of Spain. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files

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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