It was a total team-effort for the winners who had Saori Takahashi and Sarina Koga as their main producers with 12 and 11 points, respectively. Haruyo Shimamura added 9 tallies while Nozomi Ito and Miku Benoki chipped in with 8 points apiece.
Japan held an 11-4 advantage in the blocking charts and a slight 4-3 margin in aces. The winners made 9 unforced errors compared to 23 by the losers.
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