Madelein Meppelink and Marleen van Iersel on the World Cup in their own country eliminated in the quarter finals. The Australian duo Bawden / Clancy was 2-1 sipping too strong for the Dutch team. A hard blow, especially since they both had the feeling that there is more worthwhile endeavor. "We were not sharp enough and that hurts," said Meppelink afterwards.
The first set lost Meppelink and Van Iersel with 22-24 of the Australian team. In the second set of names Meppelink and Van Iersel in control and the team ran out to a 10-4 lead. The difference was in the remainder of the set is no longer less than five points. Van Iersel was set off by a brutal attack:. 21-16 in the third set began Meppelink and Van Iersel well. It was immediately taken a 2-0 lead, but the Australian ladies quickly took the initiative and walked out. The Dutch women knew the backlog not to undo and had earnings in the third set with 12-15 let Bawden and Clancy. Meppelink and Van Iersel realistic gazed back at the defeat and elimination at the World Cup in their own country. " This is a big disappointment because we were so close and it was just in. But we ourselves were not sharp and convincing enough and our service pressure was lacking, "said Meppelink. "We've gone through a whole process towards this World Cup, we'll just have to let this sink in very well, but how I do not know." Said Meppelink. Van Iersel called it extremely acidic. "It's a long time since the tournament has touched me so. I need some time to process it properly. Losing is never fun, but you learn to deal with it. But this is a heavy one. It does hurt especially because this season we have played so well and then that does not work here. "