U.S. supports WTA for its decision to suspended tournaments in China

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Chinese tennis subordinate Peng Shuai signs large-sized tennis balls astatine the opening ceremonial of Fila Kids Junior Tennis Challenger Final successful Beijing, China November 21, 2021, successful this surface drawback obtained from a societal media video. TWITTER @QINGQINGPARIS via REUTERS

Dec 3 (Reuters) - The United States 'applauds' the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) for its determination to suspend tournaments successful China implicit the attraction of erstwhile doubles satellite fig 1 Peng Shuai, a State Department spokesperson said connected Friday.

U.S. is monitoring the concern surrounding Peng and it has not seen oregon heard thing that allays its concerns for her well-being, the spokesperson said.

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Reporting by David Brunnstrom; penning by Ismail Shakil

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