Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic celebrates a point in action against Caroline Garcia of France (not pictured) during their third round match. (REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton)
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Czech tennis star Petra Kvitova says a year on from being the victim of a horrific knife attack she can look to the future positively having successfully returned to the WTA circuit.The 27-year-old two-time Wimbledon champion defied expectations in returning to competition despite suffering serious wounds to her playing left hand as she fought off a knife-wielding intruder at her home in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov in December 2016 .However, within months she had not only made a comeback but also won a title -- the pre-Wimbledon tune-up event in Birmingham -- and rounded off the Grand Slams with a quarter-final appearance in the US Open.Kvitova -- who reached a career high ranking of second in the world in December 2011 -- says she shrugged aside fears she would never play again.Kvitova, who has 20 titles to her credit, admits her hand is still not what it was.
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