Where is Peng Shuai? T-Shirts Will Be OK at Australian Open

Restrictions which resulted in the removal of a spectator for wearing a T-shirt supporting Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai at the Australian Open have been overhauled after international backlash.

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Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley watches the fourth round match between Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece and Taylor Fritz of the U.S. at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, early Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Simon Baker)
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Restrictions which resulted in the removal of a spectator for wearing a T-shirt supporting Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai at the Australian Open have been overhauled after international backlash. With reports of activists planning to distribute hundreds of shirts branded with the question “Where is Peng Shuai?” in time for Saturday’s Australian Open women’s final, the message shouldn’t be hard to find. Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley told The Associated…

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