Czech court ups sentence for Kvitova knife attacker

first_img 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. Loading… 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 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 Promoted ContentWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?Who Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?6 Extreme Facts About Hurricanes12 Iconic Actors Whose Careers Were Stunted By A Single MovieBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?12 Stars You Would Never Recognize Without Their Signature LookThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read Morelast_img read more

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