Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai Denies Making Sexual-Assault Accusations

HONG KONG—Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai denied accusing any person of sexual assault, suggesting a international wave of problem for her safety and nicely-getting was the end result of misunderstandings.

“I’ve never ever claimed, or written about any person having sexually assaulted me. This is quite vital and requirements to be distinct,” said Ms. Peng in a six-moment movie job interview with Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao, a Chinese-language publication operate by state-managed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. , that was posted on the internet Sunday.