Kvitova's return to provide French Open with early emotions

Kvitova was able to fend off her attacker, who fled. And I was really surprised to see she was coming back so quickly. Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon champion, suffered the injuries as she pulled the knife blade away from her throat; two fingers suffered nerve damage.

Kvitova wins in impressive comeback after knife attack

The Czech, who required four hours of surgery to her left, playing, hand after the December attack at home in her home city of Prostejov , has made a faster than expected recovery and could even be ready to play in the French Open , which begins in Paris on Sunday.

The Monaco Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas came in first to change the tires on his Mercedes , quickly followed by Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen . Bottas just held off Verstappen at the end of the race after Red Bull took advantage of a late Safety Car to put the Dutch teenager on fresh set of ultra-soft tyres for the final ten laps.

Kvitova To Return For French Open

Open runner-up Roberta Vinci 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. Kvitova has been sidelined since December when an armed robber broke into her home and injured her left hand. "Mladenovic has a had a great claycourt season and I think she will not be intimidated paying in Paris at all". Kvitova was unable to talk about the attack because a police investigation remains ongoing, with the perpetrator still at large.

Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev aim to upset old guard apple cart

Eight-time major victor Agassi, who has only committed to the French Open so far, has never coached at such a level before and has been away from the sport for more than a decade since retiring in 2006. "Andre brings an incredible amount of knowledge, wisdom, passion and Djokovic is looking for some motivation". "That allowed both of us to get to know each other and kind of, for him especially, to get closer to my thinking and my mindset about tennis, about life in general, and so ...

Petra Kvitova to play at French Open

In the first set, Kvitova struck a total of nineteen blazing winners and won on each of her five forays to the net. "It's as wide open as it's been for a long time". I mean, also a year ago this was not the best weeks for me. The German, who also lost in round one past year, has had a miserable season and is not a fan of clay so the result came as no real surprise.