Only two matches in each group were enough to decide semifinalists of the Women’s Volleyball World Championship in Japan. Those matches were tensely anticipated, as if you would wait for a challenge result…

Serbian players waiting challenge result. Source FIVB

And they were exciting. The last chance for Japan and USA. Both failed in two thrilling five-setters. Italy defeated Japan 3:2 and Netherands sent USA home with the same result.

Four of the best are Netherlands, China, Italy and, of course, Serbia…

Serbia celebrates semifinals! Source FIVB

So, in tomorrow’s games…

16.10.18 16:10 (LOCAL), 9:10 CET Serbia—Italy
16.10.18 19:20 (LOCAL), 12:20 CET Netherands—China

…Netherands and China will have a chance to chose the opponent in the semifinals.

Two more unimportant matches for the audience in Nagoya and hiding tactics, and then… they will all be heading to Yokohama!

Hey, wait for Betman!

Pool G:

Serbia—Japan 3:0

Reports and Gallery from the second round:

VWWCh Japan 2018: Serbia — Women in Red
VWWCh Japan 2018: Third Round

Pool E:

Netherlands—Serbia 3:0
Japan—Serbia 3:1
Serbia—Germany 3:0
Serbia—Mexico 3:0

Reports and Gallery from the first round:

VWWCh Japan 2018: Serbia — Hamamatsu Gallery
VWWCh Japan 2018: Second Round

Pool D:

Serbia—Puerto Rico 3:0
Serbia—Kazakhstan 3:0
Serbia—Brazil 3:0
Serbia—Kenya 3:0
Serbia—Dominican Republic 3:0