Argentina’s Emilce Sosa was the top scorer of the day with 28 points against Croatia, including 22 kills, five blocks and an ace.
Larissa/Talita are aiming for their fourth FIVB title, following gold medals at last week’s Long Beach President’s Cup, Moscow Three Star, and Fort Lauderdale Five Star.
The men’s quarterfinals of the Olszytn Four Star were decided during early Saturday morning with teams from seven countries moving on.
After three days of competition, Betsi Flint and Kelley Larsen have claimed the title in Ulsan, the pair took down top-seeded Varapatsorn Radarong/Tanarattha Udomchavee in straight sets.
The first day of the Hermosa Beach Open main draw has concluded with round 4 of play to pick up on July 22.
Venezuela takes on Australia in the semifinals of Group 3 at the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix.
Two of the top-seven in Group 1 meet in a match with final six implications between Italy and the Dominican Republic.
The seasoned attacker is out with an ankle injury heading into the SEA Games.
Two undefeated teams battle in the first Group 3 semifinal as Hungary takes on France.
After losing to China yesterday, Japan needs to defeat the only one-loss team left in the World Grand Prix – Serbia – to help their chances at the final six.