Naomi Osaka latest tennis star to speak out on Peng Shuai's disappearance


Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, 35, has actually not been seen or spoken with considering that publishing sexual attack accusations versus the previous vice-premier of China, Zhang Gaoli. She composed online on Nov. 2 that the 75-year-old forced her into sex. The post was rapidly removed by the nation’s web censors.

Since her post, a growing variety of professional athletes have actually voiced their issue for Peng’s security, as she has actually not been spoken with at all. 

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka is the most recent to speak up. She headed to Twitter to discuss the censorship of the post, in addition to the disappearance of Peng. 

Osaka composed:

“Censorship is never OK at any cost, I hope Peng Shuai and her family are safe and OK. I’m in shock of the current situation and I’m sending love and light her way.”

Others from the tennis world have actually likewise spoken up on the scenario, consisting of the WTA.

Tennis legend Billie Jean King composed, “Hoping that Peng Shuai is found safe and that her accusations are fully investigated.”

Novak Djokovic stated the scenario was stunning to him.

Chris Evert tweeted, “I’ve known Peng since she was 14; we should all be concerned; this is serious; where is she? Is she safe? Any information would be appreciated.”

Here are some other reactions:

Since Peng’s post, referrals to the 35-year-old have actually been scrubbed from China’s web. 

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