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WTA suspends tournaments in China over tennis star Peng Shuai's safety concerns
Published on Dec 02, 2021 01:54 PM IST
The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced the immediate suspension of all tournaments in China due to concerns about the well-being of former doubles world number one Peng Shuai and the safety of other players. According to Reuters, Peng's whereabouts became a matter of international concern following a nearly three-week public absence after she posted a message on social media in early November, alleging that China's former Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli had sexually assaulted her. Watch this video for more.