Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova celebrates with the trophy after winning the final match at the Birmingham Classic tennis tournament against Australia's Ashleigh Barty at Edgbaston Priory, Birmingham, England, Sunday June 25, 2017. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP
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June 26, 2017

EASTBOURNE, England (AP) Petra Kvitova has pulled out of the grass-court tournament in Eastbourne because of an abdominal injury, a day after winning her first title since her playing hand was injured in a knife attack.

Organizers of the Aegon International confirmed Kvitova's withdrawal on Monday, a week before the start of Wimbledon. She won the Wimbledon title in 2011 and '14.

Kvitova won the grass-court Aegon Classic in Birmingham on Sunday by beating Ashleigh Barty 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the final.

It was only her second tournament since she was attacked at her home in December.

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