Ross/Klineman and Pavan/Humana in quarterfinals

TOKYO, Japan, August 2, 2021 – Americans April Ross and Alix Klinemann advanced to the quarterfinals of the Tokyo 2020 Beach Volleyball Tournament after a 2-0 (21-17, 21-15) victory over Cubans Lidy Echeverría and Leila Martinez.

Also moving to the Last-8 Round were Canadians Sarah Pavan and Melisa Humana-Paredes who defeated Spain’s Liliana Fernandez and Elsa Barquerizo 2-0 (21-13, 21-13).

In the men’s division, Brazilians Alison Cerutti and Alvaro Morais Filho defeated Mexicans Jose Gaxiola and Josue Rubio 2-0 (21-14, 21-13) to move into the quarterfinals-

Also, Julius Thole and Clemens Wickler of Germany survived a three-set battle against Americans Jake Gibb and Tri Bourne 2-1 (17-21, 21-15, 15-11).