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Tennis-WTA suspends tournaments in China over Peng concerns

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By Frank Pingue (Reuters) -The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) on Wednesday announced the immediate suspension of all tournaments in China due to concerns about the well-being of former doubles world number one Peng Shuai and the safety of other players. The U.S.-headquartered tour’s decision to walk away from one of its biggest markets was applauded by many leading figures in the tennis world but could cost the WTA hundreds of millions of dollars in broadcasting and sponsorship revenue. Peng’s whereabouts became a matter of international concern https://www.reuters.com/business/media-telecom…

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