Women's Volleyball: US Beats.Japan, Advances to Semifinals
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Published at 11:58 AM EDT on Aug 16, 2016 | Updated at 2:43 PM EDT on Aug 16, 2016
The U.S. women's volleyball team is headed to the semifinals.
Team USA beat Japan 3-0 Tuesday in the quarterfinals.
They took the first set 26-16 then battled Japan to a 25-23 win in the second set. The U.S. won the third set 25-22.
They'll next play the winner of the Russia-Serbia game set for 5 p.m. ET.
Earlier Tuesday, the Netherlands defeated South Korea 3-1 to advance.
The semifinals will take place on Thursday.
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