Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback

Hope Soto
May 24, 2017

Kvitova's spokesman confirmed on Tuesday that she is nearly ready to play again on the tour, and that a return as soon as next week's French Open could still be possible.

The injuries she suffered at the time forced her to undergo surgery to fix tendons and nerves in her left hand and it was suggested at the time that she may not play at all this year.

The Czech, who won Wimbledon in 2011 and 2014, will be included on the official entry list for this year's Championships, which will be released on Wednesday. She hasn't played since December, when she was attacked by a knife-wielding intruder.

Kvitova has missed the season so far while recovering from surgery on her left, racket-holding hand in December. She said she was "shaken, but fortunate to be alive". "The decision will be taken at the last minute", Tejkal said.

Petra Kvitova has confirmed her plans to play at Wimbledon this summer, less than seven months after she was stabbed.

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Throughout her recovery, the 27-year-old has amazed everyone in her team with her positivity and belief that she would be back on Tour, and sooner rather than later.

Kvitova also has a chance to compete in the French Open next week, but there hasn't been word on whether she has made a decision to.

Her spokeswoman has however assured she will be fit for the third grand slam of the year.

There now appears to be a decent chance Kvitova will be able to play at Wimbledon at the beginning of July.

Kvitova is now ranked 16th in the world.

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