Tennis Australia responds after police confiscate fan’s banned T-shirt

Peng Shuai’s welfare is back in the spotlight at the Australian Open after security stopped two fans and called police.

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24/01/2022 10:09:00 AM

The AustralianOpen has run into fierce new controversy after it shut down a protest in support of a missing Chinese star. Martina is leading the backlash, labelling Tennis Australia cowardly and weak. NickMcCallum7 AusOpen 7NEWS

Peng Shuai’s welfare is back in the spotlight at the Australian Open after security stopped two fans and called police.

.Peng Shuai last appeared publicly in a video interview in December, saying there had been many “misunderstandings” following her post on social media.“I have never said or written that anyone sexually assaulted me,” she was quoted as saying in the interview.

WTA Players’ Council member Victoria Azarenka this week said tennis will continue to look out for Peng Shuai.“There hasn’t been that much development in terms of contact with Peng Shuai even though from our side we will continue to make any and all efforts to make sure that she is safe, she feels comfortable,” Azarenka said.

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AustralianOpen Martina NickMcCallum7 1of2. The 36yr old multi-millionaire retired tennis star has never been 'missing,' but at home in Beijing. Arrogant Sinophobic Senator-wannabe (A*S*S for short) Drew Pavlou hijacked the China-Hate story for political gain & has no real concern for Peng Shuai. Exploitation of

AustralianOpen Martina NickMcCallum7 Well because it’s being beamed into China and if one of those T-shirt’s appear on the broadcast then they will pull all money out of the open (which is considerable) many organisations do this if you have noticed. AustralianOpen Martina NickMcCallum7 Everyone is concerned when it’s in the news. Why was no one interested 2 weeks ago ?

Tennis Australia destroyed over Peng Shuai T-shirt scandal Australian Open organisers have been slammed for their handling of a situation that saw spectators ordered to remove items asking “where is Peng Shuai?”

Martina Navratilova says Tennis Australia is ‘capitulating’ to China over Peng ShuaiThe tennis great has blasted the Australian Open after T-shirts and a banner in support of the Chinese player were confiscated I would like to know where Peng Shuai is. What is happening with her. I really care about her wellbeing. Wake up u Lot! lenoretaylor Yep Ash Barty should blow the lid off Rod Laver Arena by walking out in a ‘Where is Peng Shuai?’ T-shirt if she makes the final. What would Tennis Australia do then?

Tennis Australia boss Craig Tiley answers $6 million Djokovic questionUnder-fire Tennis Australia chief executive CraigTiley has claimed reports that Novak Djokovic could sue the federal government for ‘ill treatment’ are off the mark. 7NEWS TennisAustralia CraigTiley If anything TA is to blame for the entire debacle … someone should be stepping down or pushed out TennisAustralia CraigTiley Political persecution! Justice has been deported from Australia! TennisAustralia CraigTiley that parassite ,,have only himself to blame,, the no vax people, are having trouble all over the world, he knew the risk,, mental distress? if he get the jab ,is trouble will be gone,,,hope he keep getting banned over and over,,

Tennis Australia confiscate ‘Where is Peng Shuai?’ shirts, banners at Open Tennis Australia say Peng Shuai’s safety is still a “primary concern” despite confiscating t-shirts and a banner asking ‘Where is Peng Shuai?’ from two spectators at the Australian Open , on the grounds they were prohibited political statements | ... Back to the USSR times We need a bill of rights in Australia. Tennis Australia conduct over the past wks. Manufacturing the Antivax Messiah Drama to keep Djokovic happy. Banning ‘Where’s Peng Shuai’ tees to keep Beijing happy. Disregarding popular sentiments of 92% vaxed Australia to keep sponsors happy. Why Craig Tiley still at TA?

Australian Open 2022 | Why the tennis is better than the races in Melbourne | escape.com.auOnce upon a time, the Spring Racing Carnival was *the* social sporting event to attend in Melbourne. But the tide has turned. This is why tennis is the new races. Tennis? Maybe because it's the only event to go ahead during the pandemic with crowds? Or were there no crowds last year? Spring carnival has been crowdless 2 years now. It's a fantastic event.

Ridiculous tennis: Legend ‘befuddled’ by Nadal epicRafa Nadal is locked in an insane battle on Rod Laver Arena. An 81 minute opening set in blistering heat has left one of the world’s greatest gobsmacked. * crimes being committed against spectators by the AustralianOpen

Cookie Guide . Peng Shuai last appeared publicly in a video interview in December, saying there had been many “misunderstandings” following her post on social media. “I have never said or written that anyone sexually assaulted me,” she was quoted as saying in the interview. WTA Players’ Council member Victoria Azarenka this week said tennis will continue to look out for Peng Shuai. “There hasn’t been that much development in terms of contact with Peng Shuai even though from our side we will continue to make any and all efforts to make sure that she is safe, she feels comfortable,” Azarenka said. “Hopefully we will get to hear from her personally at some point. I think that’s the goal, the main goal right now.” Tennis Australia boss Craig Tiley answers $6 million Djokovic question Aussie tennis great’s Peng Shuai theory Pat Cash this week said other coaches associated with Chinese players are “scratching their heads” on Peng’s welfare remaining a point of contention. “They’re saying ‘what’s this all about? She’s home, she’s fine’,” Cash told SEN radio. “I said ‘what do you mean ... what about all this drama?’ She doesn’t know what is going on, she wonders what all this attention is about. “She wonders why no one believes her. She sent an email to the WTA, they didn’t believe her ... and then they cancelled the Chinese tour because they still didn’t believe her. And she’s like ‘what’s going on?’ Your cookie settings are preventing this third party content from displaying. If you’d like to view this content, please adjust your Cookie Settings