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Peng Shuai

Chinese tennis player (born 1986)

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Peng Shuai: Chinese tennis player (born 1986)
Peng Shuai is a Chinese retired professional tennis player. In February 2014, she was ranked world No. 1 doubles player by the WTA, becoming the first Chinese tennis player to achieve that ranking. She peaked at No. 14 of the singles rankings in August 2011. She has won two singles and 22 doubles titles in international tournaments.

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Reporter who interviewed Peng Shuai says she may not have been able to speak freely

reporter who interviewed peng shuai says she may not have been able to speak freely
A journalist who interviewed Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has said, despite her assurances to the contrary, he isn't convinced she is free to say and do what she wants.
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Peng Shuai: WTA still concerned for Chinese player and wants sexual assault allegation investigated

The Women's Tennis Association says Peng Shuai's latest interview about her sexual assault allegations "does not alleviate" its concerns.
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Tennis Star Peng Shuai Denies Sexual Assault Story in First Int'l Interview

Peng Shuai gave her first non-Chinese run interview about her apparent disappearance last year, insisting all is well ... but it sure sounds like she had a gun held to her head. The ex-tennis star and..
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Peng Shuai: Weibo post sparked 'huge misunderstanding'

The Chinese tennis star again urges fans not to worry about her in an interview with Western media.
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'There was a huge misunderstanding' - Tennis star repeats sexual assault denial

'there was a huge misunderstanding' - tennis star repeats sexual assault denial
Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has repeated her denial that she said she was sexually assaulted by a top Chinese official, in her first interview with independent media, as the International Olympic..
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Tennis Star Peng Shuai Denies Claiming She Was Sexually Assaulted By Politician

Peng Shuai adamantly denies ever claiming she was sexually assaulted by a powerful Chinese politician ... the tennis star told a Singapore newspaper on Sunday. "First of all, I want to emphasize..
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Peng Shuai: Chinese tennis star denies making assault claim as concerns persist

The Chinese tennis star says her post was misunderstood, but the WTA continues to call for a probe.
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ATP criticised over 'fluff' Peng Shuai response and not joining WTA in suspending tournaments in China

atp criticised over 'fluff' peng shuai response and not joining wta in suspending tournaments in china
The governing body of men's tennis has been criticised for not joining the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) in suspending all tournaments in China over concerns about the welfare of Chinese player Peng..
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Ted Cruz Says WTA Has Bigger Balls Than NBA Amid Peng Shuai Situation

Senator Ted Cruz is blasting the NBA -- and heaping praise on the WTA -- for the stark difference in both sports leagues' approaches to human rights violations perpetrated by China. "I’ll tell ya..
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IOC to meet Peng Shuai in person after 'quiet diplomacy'

ioc to meet peng shuai in person after 'quiet diplomacy'
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) say they will be allowed to meet Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai in person next month and that "quiet diplomacy" could resolve her case.  
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Peng Shuai: IOC hold second video call with Chinese tennis player but share safety concerns

The International Olympic Committee says it has held a second video call with Peng Shuai but still shares concerns for her safety.
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WTA suspends tournaments in China over concerns for Peng Shuai

All WTA tournaments have been suspended in China over concerns for the safety of player Peng Shuai.
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Peng Shuai: WTA announces immediate suspension of tournaments in China

The WTA announces the immediate suspension of all tournaments in China amid concern for Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai.
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Tennis chief 'deeply concerned' about Peng Shuai - with email responses 'clearly influenced by others'

tennis chief 'deeply concerned' about peng shuai - with email responses 'clearly influenced by others'
The head of the group that runs women's tennis worldwide has said he "remains deeply concerned" about Chinese player Peng Shuai, after she accused a powerful politician of sexual assault.
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Peng Shuai: Criticism of IOC response 'complete rubbish', says Dick Pound

Criticism of the International Olympic Committee's handling of the Peng Shuai situation is "complete nonsense", says senior IOC official Dick Pound.
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Stop 'malicious hyping' over whereabouts of tennis star Peng Shuai, says China

China has called on people to stop "hyping" the case of tennis star Peng Shuai in response to questions being raised over her whereabouts and wellbeing.
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Peng Shuai: China says tennis star case maliciously hyped up

As questions remain over the tennis star's wellbeing, China insists it is not a diplomatic matter.
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Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai Insists She's Okay During Video Call W/ IOC

Tennis star Peng Shuai told International Olympic Committee officials she's not in danger during a video call over the weekend, insisting there's nothing to worry about, but the Women's Tennis..
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Peng Shuai: WTA says concerns remain for Chinese tennis star after IOC call

Peng Shuai disappeared from the public eye after making sex assault allegations against a Chinese official.
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Peng Shuai: Chinese tennis star tells Olympic officials she is safe

Peng Shuai disappeared from the public eye after making sex assault allegations against a Chinese minister.
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Missing Chinese tennis player tells Olympics boss she is safe and well in video call

Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, believed to have been missing for nearly three weeks, has held a video call with the president of the International Olympic Committee.
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Missing Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai Seen in Public, Skeptics Uncertain

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has resurfaced -- so it appears -- after being MIA for weeks. Peng was front and center at a Beijing tennis tournament Sunday ... an event sponsored by the China Open...
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Images of Peng Shuai are welcome, but we still don't know if she is free

Sunday lunch at Beijing Yibin Guesthouse is noisy and busy, with customers queuing for the restaurant's signature dishes - fiery Sichuan noodles and pig's elbow.
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Peng Shuai: New video 'insufficient' evidence of Chinese player's welfare - WTA

A video claiming to show Chinese player Peng Shuai out with friends is "insufficient" evidence of her welfare, says Women's Tennis Association chief Steve Simon.
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Missing Chinese tennis player purportedly seen in video released by state media

missing chinese tennis player purportedly seen in video released by state media
Missing Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has purportedly appeared in a 'new' video in which she is seen with friends in a restaurant.
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Missing tennis player Peng Shuai will make public appearance 'soon', says China state media

missing tennis player peng shuai will make public appearance 'soon', says china state media
Missing Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has been staying in her own home "freely" and will make a public appearance soon, a prominent state-media journalist has said.
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China Foreign Ministry Claims They're 'Not Aware' Of Tennis Star Peng Shuai's Disappearance

The Chinese Foreign Ministry continues to claim they have no idea what happened to tennis star Peng Shuai ... who suddenly vanished over 2 weeks ago after accusing a powerful Chinese official of sexual..
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Andy Murray joins online campaign to find 'missing' Chinese tennis star

andy murray joins online campaign to find 'missing' chinese tennis star
Andy Murray has joined an online campaign to help find missing Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai.
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Mystery deepens over missing Chinese tennis player after 'new photos' emerge

mystery deepens over missing chinese tennis player after 'new photos' emerge
The mystery surrounding Peng Shuai has taken a fresh twist after photos emerged purporting to show the missing Chinese tennis player.
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Peng Shuai: Serena Williams says case 'must be investigated'

Serena Williams says the case of Chinese player Peng Shuai "must be investigated" and urged people "not to stay silent" about her welfare.
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Peng Shuai: Doubt cast on email from Chinese tennis star

The head of the WTA says he has a "hard time believing" email attributed to Peng Shuai is from her.
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Naomi Osaka voices concern over Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

Peng Shuai has not been heard from since she made sexual assault allegations against a Chinese official.
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Peng Shuai: Chinese tennis star 'deserves to be heard' on sexual assault claims - WTA

Chinese player Peng Shuai deserves "to be heard, not censored" after publicly accusing the country's former vice-premier of sexual assault, says the Women's Tennis Association.
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