FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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For Serbia's Nikola Jovovic, service was the key to defeat Russia


Komarov led Russia's scoring but it wasn't enough against a boosted Serbian side

Ivan Komarov, Russia player: "We had too many mistakes, but it was mainly because of their pressure. We expected to had a better game, but we couldn't. We will make our conclussions from what happened today and try to play better, which it's what we need the most."

Nikola Jovovic, Serbia player: "We played our best game. It's not so easy to defeat Russia in three sets, but we found our way. We used our service in a very smart way, they went a little bit crazy because of that. Tactically we played amazingly. Now we're focused in the semi-finals and I hope also a good game from our side."

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