• WTA Tour Suspends Tournaments in China Over Concerns for Peng Shuai's Safety

    1 month ago - By SportsTravel

    The WTA Tour has announced that it will suspend all tournaments in China and Hong Kong as it awaits confirmation of the safety of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai .
    WTA Tour Chairman Steve Simon released the statement on Wednesday afternoon, saying in part, “I don't see how I can ask our athletes to compete there when Peng Shuai is not allowed to communicate freely and has seemingly been pressured to contradict her allegation of sexual assault. Given the current state of affairs, I am also greatly concerned about the risks that all of our players and staff could face if we were to hold...
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