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Concerns for Chinese Tennis Player Remain After She Appears in Chinese Media

The Epoch Times

By Frank Fang

November 21, 2021 Updated: November 21, 2021


The Chinese regime attempted to dismiss global concerns about Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai over the weekend, when China’s state-run media released photos and videos of the tennis player. The effort, however, has not convinced those concerned about Peng of her well-being.

The 35-year-old Peng, a former tennis double world number one, disappeared from public view after making allegations of sexual assault against a retired high-ranking Chinese Communist Party (CCP) official on Nov. 2. She accused Zhang Gaoli, who was the communist regime’s vice premier from 2013 to 2018, of coercing her into sex at his home several years ago. Later, Peng alleged the two had an on-and-off consensual relationship.

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