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Egypt cannot stop the Chinese onslaught, outclassed in comfortable clash

Egyptian players confront the fierce attack from China.
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, July 8, 2009 – Defending and three-time world champions China overwhelmed smaller-built Egypt with their height and power at the net to mercilessly crush the less-skilled rivals in straight sets 25-10 25-20 25-11.
 China, whose height average is 184cm against Egypt’s 171cm, attacked aggressively right from the whistle. Devastating left-hander Yang Fangxu tore the Egyptian defence apart with her exceptional cross-court spikes. Zhang Xiaoya’s well-placed served added another agony to the same wound of Egypt to help China take the first set effortlessly 25-10.
 After conceding one set, Egypt posed a strong challenge in the second set. Team captain Walaa Amer and Yasmin Hussein were the principals in the Egypt’s determined comeback. Egypt came close 16-17, forcing the Chinese to ask for time-out. From then on, China regained their top form, spiking fiercely from all angles to claim the hotly-contested set 25-20.
 The third set turned out to be a totally one-sided battle as China carried out with spectacular spikes and solid defence to easily capture the set 25-11 and the match.

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