ITF and a new statement on Peng Shuai

The International Tennis Federation (ITF for its acronym in English) issued a new statement on its social networks in relation to the case of the Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai.

“The International Tennis Federation, as the governing body for tennis, supports the rights of all women. Our main concern remains the well-being of Peng Shuai. The allegations Peng made must be addressed. We will continue to support all efforts to that end, both publicly and behind the scenes. “ expressed the international entity.

Prior to this announcement, the WTA had also expressed itself again through its president Steve Simon. The announcement stated that no more tournaments will be held in China.