Kim Hill stepped into the spotlight in the match, racking up 25 points as the United States ended the World Championships with a four-set win over Japan and fifth place out of the 24-team field.
Serbia snapped its two-match losing skid on Sunday with a sweep of Japan to open Pool G play in the Final Six at the FIVB Women’s World Championships.
After a dominant first set, Japan was knocked on their heels in front of a huge home crowd on Sunday.
8th-ranked Netherlands finished strong in pool play with a sweep of 26th-ranked Mexico and will enter the second round with an undefeated 5-0 mark. 6th-ranked Japan came in second in Pool A, wrapping play at 4-1 following its 3-0 win over 13th-ranked Germany.
It was a day full of strong performances for match-favored teams, as 8th-ranked Netherlands, 13th-ranked Germany and 6th-ranked Japan recorded wins in straight sets inside Yokohama Arena on Wednesday night.
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All four matches ended in 3-0 sweeps, with only 4 of those 12 sets seeing the losing team push even into the 20s before defeat.
The first day of play at the 2018 Asian Games saw 5 games of action and some of the sport’s biggest stars light up Jakarta’s scoreboards