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Quite an easy job for Turkey against Tunisia

Turkey did not have real troubles in the opening match against Tunisia
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, July 3, 2009. In today’s second match scheduled in the main competition hall, Turkey – silver medalist at the last World Championship in Mexico two years ago – quite easily walked over Tunisia in three straight sets (17-25, 19-25, 14-25). 
The Turks had resumed to Thailand with a more solid line-up than at the recent European Championships staged in Rotterdam – where they had finished fifth - but after China’s defeat against Peru, they had to be aware that no easy matches are to be expected in this high competitive starting field. Turkey, nonetheless, found quickly the right pace and finished the job in the first set in less than 20 minutes (17-25).
In a match that featured quite a slow rhythm, especially if compared with the long and beautiful rallies the Peruvians and Chinese had displayed in the opening of the tournament, Turkey kept full control of the operations also in the second set and did not have to struggle that much to sail to the final 19-25.
Turkish captain Ceren Kestirengoz and her mates definitely changed gear in the third set, leading the way 6-16 at the second technical time-out. It took less than an hour to complete the task, with Turkey notching the third set 14-25 to celebrate their successful debut in this World campaign.

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