Czech court ups sentence for Kvitova knife attacker

first_img Loading… Read Also:Nadal insists Federer Slam record not on his mind Kvitova, who has identified the attacker, is currently playing at Brisbane International tournament in the run-up to the Australian Open where she reached the finals last year. Despite grim forecasts by doctors, who even warned she might lose her fingers, the 2011 and 2014 Wimbledon champion has recovered and continued her successful career. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 A Czech court said Wednesday it had raised the prison term for the man who had attacked two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova with a knife at her Czech home to 11 years from a previous eight. “We have changed the crime classification from serious battery to a serious case of burglary with a longer prison term,” Stanislav Cik, spokesman for the High Court in the eastern city of Olomouc, told AFP. A Czech court raises to the prison term from eight to 11 years for a man who launched a knife attack against tennis star Petra Kvitova. “The ruling is legitimate,” he added. The attacker and the prosecution had appealed against the original sentence. The 29-year-old world number seven Kvitova suffered career-threatening injuries to her playing left hand as she fought off the intruder at her home in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov in December 2016. Police said the attacker, identified as 34-year-old Radim Zondra, did not know whose flat he was entering after pretending to be a technician checking boilers.Advertisement Promoted ContentBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeBest Car Manufacturers In The World2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year8 Ways Drones Will Automate Our FutureEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You11 Strange Facts About Your Favorite TV Shows9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe15 Photos Of Amazingly Beautiful MutationsThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better6 TV Characters Whose Departures Have Made The Shows Better After suffering the cuts, Kvitova offered him money to leave the flat, which he accepted. Last March Zondra was sentenced to eight years in prison by a regional court while serving a prison term for another crime.last_img

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