Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova has given a graphic testimony at the trial of this person accused of stabbing her.
She suffered injury to ligaments and tendons when fighting off an intruder.
“There was blood all over the place,” she said via video-link in order to you shouldn’t be in precisely the same room as the suspect.
The star had surgery on her injuries and returned following the December 2016 attack five months to tennis.
She testified in order to you shouldn’t be in precisely the identical room as the suspect.
33-year-old Radim Zondra, the suspect, faces 12 years in prison if convicted. He’s now serving the following prison sentence for another offence.
What occurred to Kvitova?
She said the door bell rang and she allowed him to enter as she had been expecting a test.
Kvitova was allegedly grabbed by Zondra from behind while checking the water from the bathroom.
At a struggle the knife severely injured her hand.
She said she gave Zondra money to leave, and he admitted roughly 10,000 Czech crowns (£341; $440).
Fingers, her tendons and nerves were damaged, leading to a four-hour operation.
“I had been crying, needless to say,” she explained.
Kvitova made no public comments following the testimony however her spokesman said she had been pleased to put it , AP news agency reports.