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WTA President Steve Simon warns of ending business ties with China in Peng Shuai case


Sexual Assault: The issue is gaining momentum after the disappearance of tennis player Peng Shuai, who made sexual harassment allegations against a former top Communist Party functionary in China. Now in support of Shuai, Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) President Steve Simon has warned to end all business ties with China and withdraw hosting the tournament. Supporting the Women’s Tennis Association, world’s top men’s tennis player Novak Djokovic has “100 percent” backed the WTA’s threat to withdraw hosting tournaments from China if the missing player Peng Shuai was not found.

What is the whole matter?

Let us tell you that the tennis world has been seeking information about the whereabouts and well being of China’s missing player Peng for the last few days. Peng accused Zhang Gaoli, a former vice president and member of the Communist Party’s most powerful Politburo Standing Committee, of sexually assaulting her. The WTA said on Friday that China would withdraw from tournaments if it was not proved that Peng was safe. Hosting can be withdrawn. WTA President Steve Simon said in a conversation with a news agency, “We cannot compromise on this matter, either it is right or wrong.”

At the same time, Djokovic said after defeating Britain’s Cameron Norrie in the ATP Finals here, “It is important, because it is very scary. I mean, there is a person who is missing.” He said, “China is a very big country. This is a very important part especially for the WTA. There they have many tournaments. I mean, it is necessary for us to take whatever action we can.” He said, “I just heard that until this issue is resolved, the WTA is going to withdraw from all tournaments in China.” Ready, I support it 100 percent.

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