Petra Kvitova could return in 6 months, surgeon says

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Petra Kvitova could return to tennis in about six months, the surgeon who operated on the two-time Wimbledon champion's left hand said Wednesday.

"When we talk about [playing tennis], it will take about six months," said surgeon Radek Kebrle of the Hand and Plastic Surgery Institute.

Shortly after the attack, Kvitova wrote on Twitter that she expected to recover and get back to playing tennis, saying "if you know anything about me I am strong and I will fight this."

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