December 03, 2021
WTA Pulls Its Tournaments From China Over Concerns for Peng Shuai
By Howard Fendrich
The Women’s Tennis Association said it would not conduct business in China until it was satisfied that Peng was “truly safe and free” and her accusation of sexual assault was being investigated.
November 19, 2021
Doubts Over Email Raise Concerns for Peng Shuai’s Safety
By Huizhong Wu
The Chinese tennis star has not been seen in public since she posted accusations of sexual assault against a top CCP official.
November 06, 2021
Tennis and Politics Intertwine in China’s Highest-Profile #MeToo Case to Date
By Lizzi C. Lee
Peng Shuai’s stunning accusation of sexual assault should be situated within a larger context where tennis can be a vehicle for politics – exposing athletes to the possibility of exploitation.
November 05, 2021
What Peng Shuai’s Story Tells Us About #MeToo in China
By Lü Pin
Peng’s story is an example of a woman sharing her story and demanding justice. That is what has kept #MeToo growing strong since the beginning, despite heavy censorship.
November 03, 2021
Chinese Tennis Star Accuses Former Top Official of Sexual Assault
By Shannon Tiezzi
Peng Shuai's post broke new ground for the #MeToo movement in China: directly implicating a high-ranking CCP official.
November 06, 2014
Asia’s Big Year in Tennis
By Samuel Chi
For both men and women, 2014 has been a breakout year for Asian tennis players.
September 04, 2014
Japan’s Nishikori Makes US Open Semifinal
By Samuel Chi
He becomes the first Asia-born man to make it that far at a Grand Slam tournament.