BREAKING NEWS: Kvitova cleared to make Roland Garros return


Petra Kvitova will make her comeback at the French Open only five months after suffering serious injuries when she was the victim of a knife attack in her apartment.

The two-time Wimbledon champion was left with what her surgeon, Dr Radek Kebrle, described as "horrific" injuries to her left hand when an intruder attacked her last December.

Kvitova recovered ahead of schedule and has been cleared to return at Roland Garros in a first-round match against Julia Boserup next week.