China Tennis Star Peng Shuai Denies That She Made Accusation Of Sexual Assault

China Tennis Star Peng Shuai Denies That She Made Accusation Of Sexual Assault

Andrew H. Sweet

Ms. Peng's remarks on Sunday marked the first time she had addressed the matter on camera in public. She spoke on the sidelines of a cross-country skiing event in Shanghai.

She said her post on the social media site Weibo, which had been quickly removed, was a "private matter."

Ms. Peng said in the video posted on Sunday that she had personally written a letter last month to WTA head Steve Simon. She denied the allegation of assault and that an English translation by Chinese state media was accurate.

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