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Petra Kvitova released from hospital after knife attack

Czech Republic's tennis player Petra Kvitova poses for a picture with her coaches during a news conference in Prague

Petra Kvitova described being able to move the fingers on her left hand as “the greatest Christmas present I could have wished for”. Kvitova, 26, was speaking publicly for the first time since being attacked by an intruder at her apartment in the Czech Republic on Tuesday.

Rafael Nadal adds former world No1 Carlos Moya to his coaching team

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If there was any doubt that Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were nearing the end of their glorious careers in the 12th year of their rivalry, John McEnroe spiked that bubble when he said this week the two players who dominated the game for nearly a decade had “maybe one or two more years” to add to their combined total of 31 majors.

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Andy Murray goes through, Nick Kyrgios goes down – but their hugely anticipated encounter on the second evening of the 2015 US Open, won in four don’t-look-away sets by the Scot, was more than a tennis match. It was a public examination of a tender psyche (Kyrgios’s, by the way), an entity wholly separate from the rest of the sport.

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Czech Republic's tennis player Petra Kvitova poses for a picture with her coaches during a news conference in Prague

Petra Kvitova released from hospital after knife attack

Petra Kvitova described being able to move the fingers on her left hand as “the greatest Christmas present I could have wished for”. Kvitova, 26, was speaking publicly for the first time since being attacked by an intruder at her apartment in the Czech Republic on Tuesday.