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US lead title race at women's volleyball World Cup

  • Reigning world champions United States eased past Cuba 3-0 (25-15, 25-11, 25-15) to lead the title contention at the 2015 FIVB Women's World Cup.

    With their seventh victory in eight matches, the American women led the standings of the 12-team round robin tournament with 22 points at the end of the second round play in Okayama and Sendai, reports Xinhua.

    Tetori Dixon had six kills, five blocks and two aces for the US to capture the Most Impressive Player award with Kimberly Hill, Jordan Larson-Burbach adding nine and eight respectively. The American women reaped 11 points from blocking, compared with only four for Cuba. Source: IANS