China guarantees its gold medal with still one round of matches left to play. Team USA will face off against Brazil in the battle for Silver.
Both Japan and Team USA have posted 2-1 record so far in the World Grand Champions Cup, with both losing to China, who remains unbeaten.
The winner of the match between the United States and Brazil will be assured of the silver medal at the 2017 FIVB Women’s World Grand Champions Cup.
Both teams still have a small chance at the title. Meanwhile, China will try to extend its wining streak against Russia, while Brazil will try to bounce back against Korea
Team USA secured the win in the tie break. Meanwhile, the Chinese completely outclassed Korea and Japan upset Brazil, virtually crowning the Chinese as tournament champions with still two games left to play.
With the first two days of play completed, Team USA and Russia will face off against each other in Nagoya, where the remainder of the competition will be held.
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As the tournament moves over from Tokyo to Nagoya, Team USA will try to build on their win against Korea, while the Russian squad must win to threaten China’s inevitable title.
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Team USA is now 1-1 at the 2017 FIVB Women’s World Grand Champions Cup, with a loss against China on day one and a three-set sweep of Korea on day two.
Rachel Adams, Lauren Gibbemeyer, Jordan Larson, Andrea Drews and Kimberly Hill all gave a balanced effort in USA’s victory over Korea 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-16)
Team USA and Korea will look to pick up their first wins at the 2017 FIVB Women’s World Grand Champions Cup after losing their day one matches.
Team USA lost its opening match 3-1 to China, but will now face a much easier opponent in Korea
Team USA wins the first set, but doesn’t have enough fire power to stop Ting Zhu’s chinese squad. Meanwhile, Russia inexplicably rested its starters against rival Brazil, losing the first match of the round robin.
Team USA will take on the defending Olympic champions, China, in their opening match of the 2017 World Grand Champions Cup.
Team USA has announced their 14 player roster for the 2017 FIVB World Grand Champions Cup that will be held in Tokyo and Nagoya, Japan from September 5-10.
The Women’s 2017 World Grand Champions Cup starts tomorrow. We rank all teams and their chances at the title.
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