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We are happy to start the tournament with a win - Lo Bianco

Lo Bianco goes for the tip over in her sides match against hosts China

Ningbo, China, August 25, 2010 – 2010 World Grand Prix Final Round:- Italy v China press conference

Italy captain Eleonora Lo Bianco: “I am satisfied with our performance. We played well in defence and serving. We are happy to start the tournament with a win.”

Italy coach Massimo Barbolini: “For us, this was a good match. I am satisfied with my players, because they played well against such a strong team.”

China captain Wei Qiuyue: “Today we were too hasty in attacking and didn't play our best game. We need to improve our skills and strengthen our mentality as well.”

China coach Wang Baoquan: “For us, it was a really lacklustre game. My players are not physically fit because of injuries. I hope they could get into form in the following matches.”

  
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