The world is asking, 'Where is Peng Shuai?', but Chinese tennis fans don't even know she's missing

The world is asking, 'Where is Peng Shuai?', but Chinese tennis fans don't even know she's missing

The world is asking, 'Where is Peng Shuai?', but Chinese tennis fans don't even know she's missing Sophia* is a tennis fan living in south-west China who seldom misses watching any major tournament. But she hasn't heard even a whisper about the scandal engulfing one of the country's biggest champions — former world number 1 doubles player Peng Shuai. Key points: - News of Peng Shuai's #MeToo post and her 'disappearance' are censored in China - Videos purport to show she is safe, but many remain sceptical - Rights groups are calling for an investigation into her sexual assault claims against former vice-premier Zhang Gaoli While the hashtag #WhereIsPengShuai has gone viral in the Twittersphere and has dominated international news headlines in recent weeks, Sophia's question is not an odd …
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