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Mexico's Ontiveros and Virgen power through in Rotterdam

 
 
Lombardo Ontiveros and Juan Virgen just keep on going at their second World Championships. The Mexicans, who won their pool in Rotterdam with straight wins, defeated Dutch team Michiel van Dorsten and Steven van de Velde on Wednesday in the first elimination round: 21-19, 24-22.

In the second set the Dutch seemed to take the match to a tiebreak, leading 17-13, but the Mexicans took over and levelled at 18-18. Van Dorsten and Van de Velde saved two Mexican match points, but failed to claim the set point they created. In the end Virgen finished the match at the third Mexican match point.



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