Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Kvitova Moving Past Attack, Regains Form On Court

Kvitova Moving Past Attack, Regains Form On Court

Petra Kvitova is just happy to be out on a tennis court, playing the game she loves.

"I don't really have any expectations," Kvitova said Monday from Montreal, where she defeated Carla Suarez-Navarro 6-1, 7-6 (5) in the first round of the Rogers Cup.

"For me right now, it's just a miracle I can play."

Kvitova, 27, a two-time Wimbledon champion from the Czech Republic who is ranked 14th in the world, was attacked by an intruder with a knife last December in her apartment. Her left playing hand was badly injured. After extensive surgery and rehabilitation, she returned to the WTA Tour this year.

The three-time New Haven champion will be back to...

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