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Pedro & Evandro eliminate fellow Brazilians to move into semis

Pedro Solberg and Evandro Goncalves eliminated fellow Brazilians Alvaro Filho and Vitor Felipe in the quarterfinal in Rotterdam Thursday evening to move into the semifinals of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships.


Pedro: "This match was a big battle"

Pedro: "Alvaro and Vitor are a very good team with one of the best ball controls of the world. We knew it would not be easy because we played against them a lot of times already. This match was a big battle. We are really happy to have made the semi-finals, this is our first semi-final in the World Championships. We hope to play in the same atmosphere we played in today, because then we know we can play good. The atmosphere today was great. We were really happy on court!"


All-Brazilian quarterfinal in Rotterdam

In an all-Brazilian quarterfinal Alvaro Filho & Vitor Felipe take on their former partners Pedro Solberg & Evandro Goncalves. Vice-world champion Alvaro Filho played part of 2014 season with Pedro and Vitor Felipe & Evandro were quite succesful together in 2013, winning the Berlin Grand Slam and finishing second in Moscow, and 2014.

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Host city - Rotterdam - FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships The Netherlands 2015

Rotterdam - SS Rotterdam

Rotterdam is the second largest city of the Netherlands, with 600,000 inhabitants. The city is also home to the fourth largest port in the world.

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Jose Maria Padron

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife
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Daniel Apol

United States
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