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World Grand Prix 2005 - Matches Info

Final round, Sendai JAPAN / 13 July - 18 July

18 July

Cuba beat Netherlands 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-20) - duration 1:12
18-Jul, start time: 12:35, end time: 13:47 - Attendance: 5'030
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Cubans finish with a flourish
Sendai, Japan, July 18, 2005 -- Cuba beat the Netherlands 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-20) in the first match on the fifth and final day of the World Grand Prix Final Round on Monday.

Brazil beat Italy 3-2 (25-20, 22-25, 25-21, 27-29, 15-7) - duration 2:03
18-Jul, start time: 15:05, end time: 17:08 - Attendance: 8'230
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Brazil win Grand Prix 'final' epic
Sendai, Japan, July 18, 2005 -- Brazil beat Italy 3-2 (25-20, 22-25, 25-21, 27-29, 15-7) in the second match on the fifth and final day of the World Grand Prix Final Round on Monday.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
China beat Japan 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-23) - duration 1:33
18-Jul, start time: 18:00, end time: 19:33 - Attendance: 8'600
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Olympic champs overwhelm hosts
Sendai, Japan, July 18, 2005 -- China beat Japan 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-23) in the third match on the fifth and final day of the World Grand Prix Final Round on Monday.
 
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
 
 

17 July

Netherlands beat Italy 3-2 (24-26, 18-25, 26-24, 25-21, 15-10) - duration 2:01
17-Jul, start time: 12:35, end time: 14:36 - Attendance: 4'670
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Dutch surprise for Italy
Sendai, Japan, July 17, 2005 -- The Netherlands beat Italy 3-2 (24-26, 18-25, 26-24, 25-21, 15-10) in the first match on the fourth day of the World Grand Prix Final Round on Sunday.
China beat Brazil 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-19) - duration 1:21
17-Jul, start time: 15:05, end time: 16:26 - Attendance: 8'190
City: Senadi; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Olympic champs find golden form
Sendai, Japan, July 17, 2005 -- China beat Brazil 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-19) in the second match on the fourth day of the World Grand Prix Final Round on Sunday.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
Cuba beat Japan 3-2 (21-25, 25-20, 20-25, 28-26, 17-15) - duration 2:20
17-Jul, start time: 18:00, end time: 20:20 - Attendance: 8'600
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Cubans fight back to tame Japan
Sendai, Japan, July 17, 2005 -- Cuba beat Japan 3-2 (21-25, 25-20, 20-25, 28-26, 17-15) in the third match on the fourth day of the World Grand Prix Final Round on Sunday.
 
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
 
 

13 July

Cuba beat China 3-2 (10-25, 20-25, 25-19, 25-20, 15-13) - duration 1:50
13-Jul, start time: 11:37, end time: 13:27 - Attendance: 3'800
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Cuba beat China in five-set thriller
Sendai, Japan, July 13, 2005 -- Cuba came back from two sets down to beat China 3-2 in a five-set thriller 10-25, 20-25, 25-19, 25-20, 15-13 in the first match of the World Grand Prix finals on Wednesday.

Brazil beat Netherlands 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-14) - duration 1:14
13-Jul, start time: 14:05, end time: 15:19 - Attendance: 5'950
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Brazil overpower Dutch in straight sets
Sendai, Japan, July 13, 2005 -- Brazil beat the Netherlands 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-14) in the second match of the World Grand Prix finals on Wednesday to join Cuba on one victory.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
Italy beat Japan 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-14) - duration 1:17
13-Jul, start time: 18:00, end time: 19:17 - Attendance: 8'300
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Italy crush Japan in straight sets
Sendai, Japan, July 13, 2005 -- Italy outclassed Japan 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-14) in the third match on the first day of the World Grand Prix finals on Wednesday.
 
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
 

14 July

Italy beat China 3-0 (25-16, 25-21, 25-22) - duration 1:13
14-Jul, start time: 12:35, end time: 13:48 - Attendance: 4'050
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Italy maintain recent dominance over China
Sendai, Japan, July 14, 2005 -- Italy beat China 3-0 (25-16, 25-21, 25-22) in the first match on the second day of the World Grand Prix finals on Thursday.
Brazil beat Cuba 3-2 (25-16, 21-25, 22-25, 25-21, 16-14) - duration 1:59
14-Jul, start time: 15:05, end time: 17:04 - Attendance: 6'100
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Brazil fight back to beat great rivals Cuba
Sendai, Japan, July 14, 2005 -- Defending World Grand Prix champions Brazil fought back from 2-1 down in sets to beat Cuba 3-2 (25-16, 21-25, 22-25, 25-21, 16-14) in the second match on the second day of the World Grand Prix finals on Thursday.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
Japan beat Netherlands 3-1 (22-25, 25-20, 28-26, 25-22) - duration 2:04
14-Jul, start time: 18:00, end time: 20:04 - Attendance: 8'500
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Japan restore their pride with win over Netherlands
Sendai, Japan, July 14, 2005 -- Japan beat the Netherlands 3-1 (22-25, 25-20, 28-26, 25-22) in the third match on the second day of the World Grand Prix finals on Thursday.
 
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
 

16 July

Italy beat Cuba 3-1 (25-18, 21-25, 32-30, 25-15) - duration 1:42
16-Jul, start time: 12:35, end time: 14:17 - Attendance: 4'280
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Italy win third straight as Cuba collapse
Sendai, Japan, July 16, 2005 -- Italy beat Cuba 3-1 (25-18, 21-25, 32-30, 25-15) in the first match on the third day of the World Grand Prix Final Round on Saturday.
China beat Netherlands 3-1 (21-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-19) - duration 1:42
16-Jul, start time: 15:05, end time: 16:47 - Attendance: 8'150
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
China record first win of finals
Sendai, Japan, July 16, 2005 -- China recorded their first win on the third day of the World Grand Prix Final Round by beating the Netherlands 3-1 (21-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-19) on Saturday.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
Brazil beat Japan 3-1 (25-20, 25-27, 25-20, 25-22) - duration 1:59
16-Jul, start time: 18:00, end time: 19:59 - Attendance: 8'600
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
Brazil hold off brave Japan
Sendai, Japan, July 16, 2005 -- Defending champions Brazil beat Japan 3-1 (25-20, 25-27, 25-20, 25-22) in the third match on the third day of the World Grand Prix Final Round on Saturday.
 
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference