WTA Suspends Tournaments in China With Immediate Effect

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WTA Chairman Steve Simon has announced the immediate withdrawal of all WTA tournaments from China, including Hong Kong. It comes after Chinese tennis star, Peng Shuai, accused a former government official of sexual assault. Since then, the post has been removed and the Chinese government has made every possible attempt to silence her and shut […] READ MORE


WTA Receives Email It Doubts Is From Peng Shuai

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A Chinese media outlet has posted a copy of an e-mail it says was written by missing WTA tennis star Peng Shuai to the tour’s CEO Steve Simon. The content of the brief e-mail was tweeted by CGTN Europe, a China state-affiliated media organization. The e-mail purporting to be from Peng claims the missing star […] READ MORE


Dayana Yastremska eases past Shuai Peng to reach Tianjin Open quarterfinals

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Third seed Dayana Yastremska has made the last eight at the Tianjin Open, brushing aside 2016 champion Shuai Peng. The 19-year-old Ukrainian hit 32 winners as compared to Peng’s six as well as six aces to reach the quarterfinals for a fifth time in 2019, where she will face Veronika Kudermetova of Russia. Both players were solid on serve to begin with […] READ MORE