Peng Shuai: Andy Murray expresses his concern about a missing tennis player as Chinese authorities censor the story.

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Andy Murray expresses his concern about the missing tennis player Peng Shuai, as authorities in China censor the story.

Hundreds of thousands of people have tweeted about Peng Shuai, including some of tennis’ biggest names, but the story is heavily censored inside China.

Andy Murray has joined the (hashtag)WhereIsPengShuai movement by expressing his hope for change in China in the wake of the Chinese tennis player’s apparent disappearance.

Peng Shuai was the world’s No. 1 doubles player at one point, having won titles at Wimbledon and the French Open.

She made a series of sexual assault allegations against Zhang Gaoli, who is now retired but was once one of China’s most powerful political officials, earlier this month.

Authorities quickly removed her post on Weibo, China’s most popular social media platform, and Peng has not been seen or heard from since.

On Friday, former world No. 1 Murray shared a speech by fellow tennis player Barbora Krejcikova commemorating the Velvet Revolution, which liberated Czechoslovakia from communist one-party rule more than 30 years ago.

“After making sexual abuse allegations against a Chinese government official, female tennis player Peng Shuai’s whereabouts are currently unknown,” Murray wrote.

“This speech serves as a timely reminder and a ray of hope for the future.”

Murray is far from the first high-profile athlete to support Peng Shuai and call on China to intervene.

Serena Williams, a 23-time grand slam champion, tweeted, “I am devastated and shocked to hear about the news of my peer, Peng Shuai.”

After making sexual abuse allegations against a Chinese government official, female tennis player Peng Shuai’s whereabouts are currently unknown. This speech serves as a reminder and a ray of hope that things will improve in the future.??? (hashtag)WhereIsPengShaihttps:t.coeKnLCHcPLj

“I sincerely hope she is safe and found as quickly as possible.”

This needs to be looked into, and we cannot remain silent.

During this incredibly difficult time, sending love to her and her family.”

Novak Djokovic, the world number one, and a slew of other players have expressed concern for her safety.

The WTA has been at the forefront of the search for answers about Peng’s whereabouts, and it claims to have received an email from her recanting her allegations against Zhang and insisting she was fine.

WTA chairman and CEO Steve Simon, on the other hand, expressed his dissatisfaction with the.

News summary from Infosurhoy in the United Kingdom.

Andy Murray expresses his concern about the missing tennis player Peng Shuai, as authorities in China censor the story.

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