Tennis wta suspends tournament in china over treatment of peng shuai od
Mumbai, December 2: The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has taken a big decision on the issue that has been raging in the tennis world for the last month. The association has announced that it will cancel all competitions in China. Former women’s doubles No. 1 Peng Shuai has been missing for over a month. She has disappeared after allegations of sexual harassment against a former Chinese deputy prime minister. The association has made it clear that there will be no competition in China until her safety is assured. WTA Chief Executive Steve Simon has released a statement to that effect. ‘How can you tell players to play in a country where peng shui is not allowed to speak independently? He has asked such a question. Simon also alleged that Shuai was being pressured to withdraw her allegations.
What’s the matter?
Peng Shuai, China’s biggest tennis player, wrote a lengthy post on social media on November 2 accusing Zhang Gaoli, a former deputy prime minister and member of the Communist Party’s Politburo, of forcing him to have sex. Her post was deleted within half an hour after the allegation. At the same time, peng shui has disappeared. The Chinese media is not allowed to comment on the Me Too case, which has caused a stir across China. The issue has also been censored on social media. The WTA had warned that there would be no competition in China until Peng Shui was convinced that he was safe. Chinese state media then sent some screen shots of Peng Shui’s emails to the WTA. In it, the tennis star had claimed that the allegations made by him were false. Pakistan has the record of the biggest defeat in the name, can’t believe your eyes. A month after the incident, the association has decided to cancel all tennis tournaments in China. Peng Shuai, 35, is a former No. 1 doubles tennis player and has won two Grand Slams at the French Open and Wimbledon. The Chinese tennis player has been missing for over a month. Therefore, the issue of individual freedom in communist China has come up again.