Peng Shuai: China tennis star denies making sexual assault claim

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Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has denied accusing anyone of sexually assaulting her, despite an earlier social media post that said a former Communist Party official had forced her into having sex.

In comments to a Singaporean newspaper on Sunday, Peng said that her post on Weibo had been misunderstood.

Peng’s interview with Lianhe Zaobao came amid increasing concern about the tennis star’s wellbeing after she appeared to allege on November 2 that former Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli had sexually assaulted her in the past.

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