Wang/Xue, Wen/Xia Win in Nantong Semis, Set Up All-Chinese Final

  0 Wendy Mayer | June 25th, 2017 | FIVB World Tour, News, Pro Beach

2017 FIVB World Tour – Nantong

  • June 23-25, 2017

·         Two-Star Event

·         Women’s Only Event

·         Event Page

·         Schedule

·         Teams

Xinxin Wang and Chen Xue and Shuhui Wen and Xinyi Xia each won in the Nantong Open semifinals to set up an all Chinese final on Sunday.

Wang/Xue defeated Lithuania’s Ieva Dumbauskaite/Monika Povilaityte after dropping the first set of a three-set battle. Wang/Xue won the match 20-22, 21-14, 15-11.

Wen/Xia moved into their second FIVB final of the season with a 22-20, 21-14 win over Russia’s Yulia Abalakina/Ksenia Dabizha.

Wen/Xia were the runners up at the Tanshan Open Two Star last weekend, while the Lithuanians earned bronze at the event.



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Wendy Mayer

Wendy Mayer has worked in athletics media relations for the last 20 years. The Northwest Missouri State alumna is currently senior writer for after spending the last 15 years with Purdue athletics.

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