WTA Tour seeks Chinese inquiry into Peng Shuai's sexual assault allegations against former vice premier

Nov 15, 2021

The WTA Tour on Sunday called on the Chinese government to investigate allegations of sexual assault made by Peng Shuai against a former Chinese vice premier, while also demanding an end to censorship of the former top-ranked doubles player.

Peng, one of China’s biggest sporting stars, alleged on her Weibo social media account on Nov. 2 that Zhang Gaoli coerced her into sex and they later had an on-off consensual relationship.

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