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Wimbledon: Petra Kvitova 'Comeback Express' runs out of steam, loses to 95th-ranked American Madison Brengle

Wimbledon: Petra Kvitova 'Comeback Express' runs out of steam, loses to 95th-ranked American Madison Brengle

Now Kvitova is hoping to get back to her traditional preparation schedule ahead of August`s U.S. Open.

Wimbledon 2017: Madison Keys rooting for Petra Kvitova to conquer All England Club on comeback

Wimbledon 2017: Madison Keys rooting for Petra Kvitova to conquer All England Club on comeback

Kvitova returned from her injury layoff at the French Open in June and went on to win the pre-Wimbledon Aegon Classic in Birmingham. The world number 12 opened her Wimbledon campaign with a 6-3 6-4 win over Swede Johanna Larsson on Monday.

Wimbledon 2017: Petra Kvitova denies being the favourite to win women's title this year

Wimbledon 2017: Petra Kvitova denies being the favourite to win women's title this year

The Czech star is playing just her third tournament on the comeback trail after her frightening ordeal at the hands of a knife-wielding burglar.

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal aim to bury doubts as action begins at All England Club today

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal aim to bury doubts as action begins at All England Club today

Top seed and world number one Murray opens proceedings on Centre Court insisting a hip problem will not prevent him from dispatching Kazakh lucky loser Alexander Bublik.

Wimbledon 2017: Top five contenders for women's title

Wimbledon 2017: Top five contenders for women's title

Beaten by Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final 12 months ago, in the American great`s absence, Kerber has a golden opportunity to get back on track on the lawns of south-west London.

Petra Kvitova earns 20th career title with victory in Aegon Classic final

Petra Kvitova earns 20th career title with victory in Aegon Classic final

The Czech, a Wimbledon winner in 2011 and 2014, suffered a knife attack during a robbery at her home in December.

Aegon Classic: Petra Kvitova reaches her first grass final since Wimbledon 2014

Aegon Classic: Petra Kvitova reaches her first grass final since Wimbledon 2014

It is only Kvitova`s second tournament since the seven-month hole which was torn from her career, and this was only her sixth match, yet she has reached her first grass court final since her 2014 Wimbledon triumph.

French Open 2017, Day 1: Top-seed Angelique Kerber in historic loss, tearful Petra Kvitova returns

French Open 2017, Day 1: Top-seed Angelique Kerber in historic loss, tearful Petra Kvitova returns

Before this year, the earliest exits suffered by a top seed in Paris came in the second round -- Justine Henin in 2004 and Serena Williams in 2014.

French Open 2017: Petra Kvitova makes winning return to tennis after knife attack

French Open 2017: Petra Kvitova makes winning return to tennis after knife attack

Serena Williams may be missing from this year's French Open, but big sister Venus is still going strong and marks her Roland Garros 20th anniversary on Sunday.

French Open 2017: Petra Kvitova included in tournament draw after recovering from stabbing

French Open 2017: Petra Kvitova included in tournament draw after recovering from stabbing

Kvitova, who said this week she was set to play at Wimbledon where she has twice won the title, has not played competitively since the attack, which left her with serious injuries to her left playing hand.

Petra Kvitova ready for Wimbledon, but undecided on French Open

Petra Kvitova ready for Wimbledon, but undecided on French Open

Her spokesman Karel Tejkal said that the efforts of Kvitova, Wimbledon champion in 2011 and 2014, were aimed at getting fit to play in the tournament, reports Efe.

Maria Sharapova's comeback: Players unhappy as promoters drool over profit margins at Stuttgart

Maria Sharapova's comeback: Players unhappy as promoters drool over profit margins at Stuttgart

World number five Simona Halep, the fourth seed in Stuttgart, also believes that handing Sharapova a wildcard sends completely the wrong signal.

Wimbledon Champion Petra Kvitova aims French open comeback after knife attack

Wimbledon Champion Petra Kvitova aims French open comeback after knife attack

"My name will appear on the entry list for Roland Garros tomorrow," Kvitova said of the May 28-June 11 tournament in a post on her Instagram account.

Knife attack: Tennis player Petra Kvitova out for six months after surgery

Knife attack: Tennis player Petra Kvitova out for six months after surgery

Aged 26, the hard-hitting left-hander rose to world number two in 2011 when she won the first of her two Wimbledon singles titles, and has been a mainstay of the top 10 virtually ever since. 

Petra Kvitova: Two-time Wimbledon champion undergoes hand surgery following knife attack, full recovery expected

Petra Kvitova: Two-time Wimbledon champion undergoes hand surgery following knife attack, full recovery expected

Kvitova had said on social media before undergoing surgery that the attack by an individual with a knife on Tuesday had left her "shaken, but fortunate to be alive".

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova undergoes surgery after knife attack

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova undergoes surgery after knife attack

She is also recovering from a stress fracture to her foot which has ruled her out of the Hopman Cup starting on January 1.

Australian Open setback: Petra Kvitova ruled out of Hopman Cup with foot injury

Australian Open setback: Petra Kvitova ruled out of Hopman Cup with foot injury

Kvitova has been replaced by three-time doubles Grand Slam champion and two-time Olympic medallist Lucie Hradecka.

Angelique Kerber continues to lead WTA rankings

Angelique Kerber continues to lead WTA rankings

Kerber is followed by Serena Williams of the US in second place while Polish Agnieszka Radwanska and Romania`s Simona Halep occupy the third and fourth places respectively.

Agnieszka Radwanska closes in on WTA Final spot

Agnieszka Radwanska closes in on WTA Final spot

The Pole needs to reach the quarter finals in Beijing to guarantee her sixth consecutive appearance at the eight-player WTA Final in Singapore.

Wuhan Open: Petra Kvitova ends long title wait after defeating Dominika Cibulkova

Wuhan Open: Petra Kvitova ends long title wait after defeating Dominika Cibulkova

The former world number two, whose uneven season has seen her fall to 16 in the rankings.