In the men’s draw mission accomplished for Andrea Armellini who paired with Raoul Acerbi closed his group in first place with the consequent passage to the second round. In the last match of pool H against the Turks Kesgin / Kaplan the two azzurrini won 2-0 (21-17, 22-20). In the match that offered direct access to the second round, Andrea and Armellini showed convincing evidence, leaving no escape and the possibility of a comeback to their opponents. The blue couple will return to the field on the sand of Izmir tomorrow (time and opponent to be defined) in the match valid for access to the quarter-finals of the world championship.
In the women’s draw, on the other hand, the azzurrine Margherita Tega and Agnese Angeloni were overtaken in the last match of group E, by the Australians Dodd / Fajes with a score of 2-1 (21-12, 17-21, 15-11), a defeat that however does not affect their progress in the world championship. The tricolor duo by virtue of the third final place in the pool, tomorrow at 11.10 Italian will be played against the Brazilian Carol / Julhia in the first knockout round the passage to the round of 16.