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"This is a great start" - USA coach Hugh McCutcheon

Captain Jennifer Tamas and coach Hugh McCutcheon reflect on USA's third World Grand Prix winning performance

Ningbo, China, August 29, 2010 - World Grand Prix Final Round: Japan v USA press conference


Japan captain Erika Araki: "We fought until the end. The USA played really well. They had a clear advantage in height and spiking."


Japan coach Masayoshi Manabe: "USA had a clear advantage in height, so they took control over the net. The Americans are really strong in spiking and blocking. "


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captain Jennifer Tamas: "
It's so tough to play against Japan. They played so good in defence. I think tonight we can find a place to celebrate. When we go back home, we will work harder and become even better for the next tournament."


USA coach Hugh McCutcheon: "I'm really proud of my team, not only for winning this tournament, but also for the way they were playing. It's a tough match against Japan. We were happy we won. I'm very happy with our performance at the tournament. This is a great start for us, but we clearly know we need to make improvement."


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