China knocked out Netherlands to win Pool J1 and allow Brazil to slide into the semifinals.
Zhu Ting leads China against young Italian star Paola Ogechi Egonu in the semifinals.
China can keep Netherlands out of the semifinals as the two teams meet on the last day before the final four.
Serbia looks to maintain the top overall record in the Group and cool-off an Italy side that has won seven of eight as we head toward the semifinals.
Karch Kiraly’s young American team dropped their second straight match on Thursday, ending their run at the FIVB World Grand Prix.
Italy and Brazil sneak away with victories on day two of the FIVB World Grand Prix finals.
Brazil needs to defeat Netherlands to avoid elimination while the Dutch can clinch a semifinal berth with a win.
The Americans must defeat the Italians, as they did in week 1, to avoid being eliminated from semifinal contention at the Final Six of the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix.
2017 FIVB VOLLEYBALL WORLD GRAND PRIX Group 1 July 7th – August 6th FIVB World Grand Prix – Final 6 Nanjing, China…
Serbia and China came out on top of the first day of the FIVB World Grand Prix Final Six. Team USA forged a comeback on the Serbians but was unable to handle their strong attack, while China fought through three difficult sets to down Brazil in a sweep.