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GP: Serbia claim win over Poland

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Serbia clinched their first win of this weekend in the 2013 FIVB Volleyball world Grand Prix with a satisfactory victory (25-14, 25-20, 22-25, 25-21) over Poland.


Serbia’s Jovana Brakocevic, Milena Rasic, Brizitka Molnar and Suzana Cebic celebrates

Serbia secured a perfect start to their 2013 World Grand Prix campaign by winning their first three matches, against Dominican Republic, Czech Republic (both 3-0) and Puerto Rico (3-1) respectively.

While Poland have lost their last four World Grand Prix matches. They can lose five in a row for the first time since 2008, when they equaled their record losing streak of eight, previously set in 2006.

In the first set, Poland led the team at 8-6 before the first technical timeout. After the first technical timeout, Poland was not ineffective in terms of Serbia’s powerful and efficient attacks and blocks by Jovana Brakocevic and Brizitka Molnar, thus the gap between the two teams was larger, thus Poland won the first bet by 25-14.

In the second set, Serbia remained the starting lineup. Poland and Serbia had a tie at 10-10. Poland led the team by 16-14, thus entering the second technical timeout.

In the end, Brizitka Molnar put the Poland into the winning position by serving an ace at 25-20.

The third set witnessed the strategy changes for Poland. In the beginning, Poland was one point ahead of Serbia by 5-4. Molnar’s attack was blocked, thus Poland entered the first technical timeout at 8-7. After the second technical timeout, Poland first entered the game point with strong power and ended the third bet at 25-22.

In the third set, Serbia first entered the second technical timeout, with service out and spiking out by Skowronska. In the end, Mihajlovic’s strong attack consolidated Serbia’s winning by 25-21.

For more information related to this competition, read World Grand Prix 2013.


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