FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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We looked very fresh but we are tired, says China's Ting Zhu


We needed to be extremely focused to overcome the athletic Serbians, said China coach Jiande Xu

Brno, Czech Republic, June 22, 2013 – World No. 1 China left no doubt about their strength by sweeping Serbia 3-0. China captain Bei Wu enjoyed their debut at 2013 FIVB U20 World Champs, but said they were tired after their duel versus Serbia. 

China coach Jiande Xu: We are very happy that we won. Serbia is a strong team, but we played better tonight. We needed to be extremely focused to overcome the athletic Serbians. 

China outside hitter Ting Zhu: We played for the first time in such a large hall what is not that easy. On the court, we looked very fresh, but now we are very tired.

Serbia coach Ratko Pavlicevic: We expected to win at least one set, we tried hard, but we could not. China has a very strong generation of players what we saw tonight.

Serbia captain Bianka Busa: We made too many mistakes against a good defending team from China. Tomorrow we have a day off. We will relax and then attack again.


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