Wimbledon Champion #petra kvitova has sustained a non-life threatening injury after an armed burglar broke into her home Tuesday morning in the eastern Czech Republic. The twenty-six-year-old #Tennis player was taken to a hospital in Brno and took to Twitter to divulge the extent of her injuries with her fans. Kvitova tweeted shortly after the attack saying that she was "badly injured on [her] left hand." Adding, "the injury is severe, and I will need to see specialists."

Police Are Still Searching For A Suspect

Prostejov police spokesman Frantisek Korine has said they are looking for a 35-year-old man carrying a small sum of money.

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Adding that, “We have not been able to identify the culprit. The two-time Wimbledon champion reveals that she is "fortunate to be alive." Kvitova's publicist Karel Tejkal, updated reporters, saying it was not a deliberate act targeting her specifically but rather, "it was a random criminal act." The knife-wielding burglar took off with a sum of 5,000 Czech Koruna (£155).

Kvitova Will Be Seeing A Team Of Specialists

It is unclear how the injury will impact the tennis star, as she is left-handed. However, she will be seeing a team of specialists to determine the extent of the damage. If this affects her game, this is the second setback the star has experienced since 2015. Kvitova missed parts of the 2015 tennis season due to a bout with mononucleosis. Following her recovery from the viral condition, the tennis player released a statement saying, “I am definitely more aware of what I can and can’t do now.

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Adding, “I try and look at it in a positive way and focus on what I can do rather than what I can’t.

Kvitova is currently ranked number 11 in the world, and she won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics this year. Kvitova took to Twitter to thank fans for their positive well wishes, love and support. Despite the severity of the injury, Kvitova says she is strong, and she will fight this. “I try and look at it in a positive way and focus on what I can do rather than what I can’t."