Petra Kvitova to play at Wimbledon just seven months after horrific knife attack
TWO-TIME Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is set to play at SW19 this summer – less than seven months after suffering career-threatening injuries in a knife attack.
And she could even return to action at the French Open which begins later this week.
She has made a faster than expected recovery after she was attacked by an intruder in her home last December.
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Chelsea transfer news: Kyle Walker now a £40m target for Blues and Bayern Munich as well as Manchester City
CHELSEA and Bayern Munich are now in the race for Kyle Walker.
Manchester City were leading the £40million chase for the Tottenham full-back but now face serious competition.
Premier League champs Chelsea are looking to strengthen for a title defence and a European campaign.
Ex-Leeds and Liverpool ace Harry Kewell named new boss of League Two side Crawley Town
CRAWLEY TOWN have confirmed Harry Kewell as their new boss.
The former Leeds and Liverpool star was the manager of Watford's Under-23s from 2015 until leaving the position last month.
And now the ex-Australian international will take charge of the League Two club for the next season.
Manchester United contact Torino to formally register their interest in £84million Andrea Belotti
MANCHESTER UNITED have formally contacted Torino to make their interest known in £84million striker Andrea Belotti, according to reports.
Jose Mourinho is determined to add a new striker to his ranks and has also targeted Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann.
But a move for the Serie A star now seems a formality after Mourinho informed the club of his intent, report ESPN.
Real Madrid confirm signing of Brazilian sensation Vinicius Junior from Flamengo
REAL MADRID have confirmed the signing of Brazilian sensation Vinicius Junior from Flamengo.
The 16-year-old has been touted as the next big thing to come out of the country and compared to Barcelona forward Neymar.
And after weeks of reports linking Junior to Madrid, the club have now agreed a deal for the youngster which will see him join the La Liga giants in 2019.
Mol Vidi 1-2 AEK Athens LIVE SCORE: Danko Lazovic pulls goal back for Hungarians with both teams down to ten men
AEK ATHENS are looking to build on their impressive 3-2 aggregate win over Celtic by qualifying for the Champions League group stages.
Their opponents Mol Vidi, formerly known as Videoton, know they can make history if they qualify for the full tournament.
West Brom line-up £30million move for Arsenal and Liverpool target William Carvalho from Sporting Lisbon
WEST BROM are weighing up a move for £30million-rated William Carvalho.
Tony Pulis watched the giant Sporting Lisbon midfield man against Benfica ten days ago.
The Baggies boss wanted to sign the Portugal star last August but Sporting refused to sell.
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Manchester United will NOT hold open-top bus parade if they win Europa League final
MANCHESTER UNITED are NOT planning an open-top bus parade if they win the Europa League.
Manager Jose Mourinho has place huge importance on the competition over recent weeks as a means to qualify for the Champions League.
He has rested several of his stars for Premier League matches as he appeared to give up on the Red Devils’ hopes of finishing in the top four.
Bournemouth vs Wolves LIVE SCORE: Latest updates and action from the Premier League clash
BOURNEMOUTH welcome Wolves to the Vitality Stadium for their Premier League clash on Saturday.
The Cherries have lost two games in a row and are desperate for a chance to get some more points on the board.
Ernesto Valverde 'to sign three-year deal at Barcelona' with confirmation set for after Copa del Rey final
ERNESTO VALVERDE will be confirmed as Barcelona’s new boss on Monday, according to reports in Catalonia.
Luis Enrique has decided to stand down after a trophy-laden three-year spell as manager at the Nou Camp.
There has been much speculation regarding his replacement since his announcement — with Valverde one of the favourites.
Stoke vs Aston Villa LIVE SCORE: Latest updates and commentary for the Championship clash
ASTON VILLA head to Stoke for their Championship clash, needing a victory to ensure they at least keep pace with their play-off rivals.
Dean Smith's side are nine points of the top six – but face the Potters who are not far behind, despite seven places separating them.