Why Peng Shuai Frustrates China’s Propaganda Machine

The Chinese government has become extremely effective in controlling what the country’s 1.4 billion people think…

Video of Peng Shuai With Olympic Officials Fuels a Showdown With Tennis

According to the I.O.C. statement, Bach invited Peng to a dinner when he arrives for the…

Peng Shuai Said to Be in Videos From China’s State Media

Nearly two weeks after people across the world began asking “Where is Peng Shuai?,” two questionable…

The Question the I.O.C. Is Too Weak to Ask

Where is Peng Shuai? That’s the question the International Olympic Committee and its president, Thomas Bach,…

WTA Demands Chinese Inquiry Into Peng Shaui’s Sexual-Assault Accusation

Simon acknowledged that the tour may have little leverage to influence Chinese officialdom. “I’m not sitting…

Women’s Tennis Stages a Fitting Finale to a Zany Year

Has there been a tennis season when the beginning and the end looked so different, and…

The Whirlwind of a Rising Daniil Medvedev

Watching Daniil Medvedev speak is like watching a tornado from inside Dorothy’s farmhouse in “The Wizard…

With Win in Paris, Novak Djokovic Secures Year-End No. 1 Ranking Again

PARIS — When Novak Djokovic was 7, the world of elite tennis was a distant place,…

Paula Badosa, Victoria Azarenka in Surprise Indian Wells Final

She remains at her best on hardcourts. When she beat her longtime rival Serena Williams in…

Laver Cup: Team Europe Wins Fourth Straight Title

BOSTON — After three down-to-the-wire editions, the Laver Cup finally came up short of drama. It…