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Sep 2, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Peng Shuai (CHN) waits for a serve during her match against Belinda Bencic (SUI) on day nine of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Mailbag: Tennis Community's Steadfast Response to the Peng Shuai Case

From WTA CEO Steve Simon to Naomi Osaka, the sport's top figures have taken a stand and demanded answers about the former Chinese player.

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WTA Says Peng Shuai's Call With IOC Officials Does Not Alleviate Concerns

A video call between Olympic officials and Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has seemed to raise more questions than reassurances.

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IOC Says Peng Shuai Has Told Olympic Officials She Is Safe

A call with IOC president Thomas Bach appears to be Peng’s first direct contact with sports officials outside China since she disappeared from public view on Nov. 2.

Sep 2, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Peng Shuai (CHN) waits for a serve during her match against Belinda Bencic (SUI) on day nine of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Peng Shuai Purportedly in Video From State-Run Chinese Media

This is not the first time that a state-affiliated Chinese media outlet has released information about the missing tennis star.

Sep 2, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Peng Shuai (CHN) celebrates after recording match point against Belinda Bencic (SUI) on day nine of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

White House Joins Call For Proof of Peng Shuai's Safety

China’s Foreign Ministry told reporters earlier Friday that the matter was “not a diplomatic question and I’m not aware of the situation.”

Sep 5, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Peng Shuai (CHN) returns a shot to Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) on day twelve of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

WTA CEO Willing to Pull From China, Peng Shuai Still Missing

Steve Simon said he is willing to lose hundreds of millions if the tennis star is not accounted for and the sexual assault allegations are investigated.

Aug 26, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Shuai Peng of China reacts after winning a point against Varvara Lepchenko of the United States in a first round match on day one of the 2019 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

GOP Rep Calls for Pressure on China Until Peng Shuai Is Safe

It has been over two weeks since anyone has reportedly heard from the missing Chinese tennis star directly.

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Serena Williams Still Haunted By 2001 Indian Wells Incident

"I remember sitting in the bathroom thinking, 'Wait, I'm not gonna go back.'"

Sep 4, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Peng Shuai (CHN) returns a shot to Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) on day eleven of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

WTA Chairman Not Convinced Peng Shuai Wrote Released Email

A Chinese state-affiliated media outlet released an email allegedly written by the missing WTA veteran.

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Mailbag: Thoughts on the Upcoming 'King Richard' Film

Plus the WTA's handling of the ongoing Peng Shuai case, a future outlook for rising star Carlos Alcaraz and more.

Aug 26, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Shuai Peng of China returns a shot against Varvara Lepchenko of the United States in a first round match on day one of the 2019 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Tennis Stars Raise Awareness for Missing WTA Veteran Peng Shuai

WTA called for an investigation into the veteran's sexual assault allegations against a former high-ranking member of the Chinese Communist Party.

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Serena's Daughter Steals the Show on 'King Richard' Red Carpet

The Williams sisters turned heads at the premiere of "King Richard," a biopic about their rise to tennis stardom with Will Smith playing the role of their father, Richard Williams.

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It's Time for the WTA to Stop Doing Business in China

While the Tour has called for an investigation into the allegations made by former pro Peng Shuai, it also has a considerable opportunity in this crisis: to cut ties with a country so unaligned with its mission.

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Mailbag: Here's Why Djokovic's Paris Masters Title Was So Significant

Plus thoughts about the Billie Jean King Cup, WTA Player of the Year contenders and more.

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Mailbag: Frances Tiafoe's Big Week

Plus discussion on the upcoming Australian Open and the vaccinate mandates, the fall swing, Nadal’s longevity and more.

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Mailbag: Impact of 2022 Australian Open Vaccine Protocols

The regulations for the first major tournament of the year will implicate many of the top players, including World No. 1 Novak Djokovic.

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Djokovic May Miss Australian Open Due to Vaccination Status

If Novak Djokovic wants to defend his Australian Open title, he will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the country's immigration minister said Wednesday.