Germany coach Giovanni Guidetti: Japan did a brilliant job today and they keep on improving. They are one of the best teams.
Germany captain Christiane Furst: I would like to congratulate Japan for their victory. They showed their best performance on the court whereas our play was very disappointing. We have learned many things from them and we will be more prepared for the rest of the 2011 FIVB World Grand Prix season.
Japan captain Erika Araki: I am pleased to win in three sets. Our service and reception were really good, but we have found that our blocking needs to be improved.
Japan coach Manabe Masayoshi: I am pleased to win the match against Germany. Germany is strong in service and blocking.