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An editor for Chinese state broadcaster CGTN tweeted the videos on Saturday that she said were of missing tennis star Peng Shuai at a restaurant with friends, but the head of the Women’s Tennis Association considered them “insufficient” evidence. She was “free”. “Pressure.”

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Around Saturday afternoon ET, Shen Siwei, editor of Chinese state media CGTN, tweeted Three videos and a picture of Peng allegedly taken at a dinner with friends.

It was not clear when the videos were recorded, and Businesshala Was not able to independently verify their authenticity.

In response to the video, WTA CEO Steve Simon said In a statement that while he was “delighted” to see Peng’s video, he believed “this video alone is not enough” to show that he is “free and capable of making decisions and taking actions on his own.” was competent, without any coercion or outside interference.”

Simon went on to say that he was concerned that Peng’s allegations that former Deputy Prime Minister Zhang Gaoli had pressured her to have sex “were censored and swept under the carpet.”

Simon said the tour’s ties with China are “at a crossroads”, echoing his remarks on CNN on Thursday that the tour could take place outside China – and risk losing up to 1 billion dollars If Peng’s allegations are not investigated and the world sees evidence of his well being.

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