On December 1, Women's Tennis Association Chairman and CEO Steve Simon said the WTA has suspended all tournaments..
Former Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China
Zhang Gaoli is a retired Chinese politician. He served as the senior Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China between 2013 and 2018 and as a member of the Chinese Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee, China's highest ruling council, between 2012 and 2017. Prior to his ascension, Zhang served as the Communist Party Secretary of Tianjin between 2007 and 2012, and the Party Secretary in the economic powerhouse of Shandong province between 2002 and 2007.