Flier and Van Iersel books winning his second world CHAMPIONSHIP duel
Manon Flier and Marleen van Iersel have Sunday their first groepszege booked at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS of beach volleyball in Vienna. The Dutch duo beat the Chinese pair Yuan Yue/Fan Wang 2-1 (22-20, 19-21 and 15-12).
By the profit remain the Flier and Van Iersel in the race to reach the knock-out stages. They had their first match loss of the Canadesen Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes.
The Dutch pair placed not directly for the world cup, but was in the second instance, still allowed by a deregistration of the Russian duo Evgenia Ukolova and Anastasia Barsuk. On the basis of the European ranking went to the world cup ticket to the Flier and Van Iersel.
Flier and Van Iersel will play Monday in their third and final team contest against Marta Menegatti and Rebecca Perry from Italy.
Saturday lost Madeleine Meppelink and Sophie van Gestel their first duel of Julie Gordon and Camille Saxton from Canada. Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen started well with a victory. They were Friday in two sets too strong for the Uruguayanen Mauricio Sebastian Vieyto and Marco Cairus.