Tennis Star Peng Shuai Denies Sexual Assault Allegations She Made; Promptly Retires

Tennis: U.S. Open Wozniacki vs Peng
Sep 5, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Peng Shuai (CHN) serves to Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) on day eleven of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Susan Mullane-USA TODAY Sports

Chinese Tennis star Peng Shuai appeared at the Beijing Olympics and proceeded to deny the sexual assault allegations she made against a former Chinese Government official. She called the whole situation “a huge misunderstanding.” Peng Shuai also announced that she is retiring from Tennis.

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