03/26 08:52 CDT Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term
Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term
PRAGUE (AP) --- A court in the Czech Republic convicted a man of knifing
two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home and sentenced him to
eight years in prison.
The regional court in the city of Brno ruled on Tuesday that Radim Zondra
caused Kvitova serious bodily harm in December 2016 when he attacked her in her
apartment in Prostejov.
The state prosecutor requested 12 years in prison for Zondra, who pleaded not
Zondra can appeal.
Kvitova had surgery on injuries to her playing left hand. It took the tennis
star more than five months to recover.
Kvitova, who reached the Australian Open final in January, is ranked a
career-high No. 2.
She's at the Miami Open this week, in the quarterfinals.
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