2015-10-02 12:00:00 CEST
Americans Emily Day and Jen Kessy lost a 3-set heart-breaker to the Dutch team of Meppelink and Van Iersel early this morning (21-16, 20-22, 7-15).
This loss takes them out of bracket play and results in an early exit from the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals with a record of 1-3. Brazilians Talita and Larissa triumphed over the Canadian duo of Bansley and Pavan in another 3-set battle at the same time on court two this morning (21-23, 21-17. 17-15). This win solidified their position a-top pool B with an undefeated record. They will move on directly to the semifinals on Saturday. Quarterfinals are scheduled for later this afternoon. Check back for updates on those match-ups.
Final Pool B Results: (The top three teams move onto bracket play)
1 Larissa/Talita (BRA)
2 Meppelink/Van Iersel (NED)
3 Bansley/Pavan (CAN)
4 Day/Kessy (USA)
5 Laboureur/Sude (GER)