PRAGUE: Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova suffered severe injuries to her playing hand on Tuesday defending herself from a knife-wielding intruder in her apartment, an attack she said left her "fortunate to be alive". The tennis world number 11 said she would need to consult specialists about the injury, and gave no indication when she might be able to play again. "In my attempt to defend myself, I was badly injured on my left hand," she said on her Twitter account @Petra_Kvitova. "The injury is severe and I…
LONDON: Petra Kvitova, the defending champion, crashed out of Wimbledon on Saturday while Roger Federer and Andy Murray both needed four sets to secure their passage into the second week.
SINGAPORE: Maria Sharapova's bid to end the year ranked number one was left hanging by a thread after she suffered a second straight defeat at the WTA Finals on Thursday.