After comfortably winning their opening match at the Rio Olympics, Americans Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross return to Copacabana Monday night for their second pool play match. The action begins at 11 p.m. Eastern, and it can be seen at NBCOlympics.com and on the NBC Sports app.
WATCH LIVE: Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross vs. China’s Wang Fan and Yue Yuan — 11 p.m. Eastern
Next up for Walsh Jennings and Ross will be Wang Fan and Yue Yuan of China, who won their opening match in three sets over Switzerland’s Isabelle Forrer and Anouk Verge-Depre on Saturday. 24-22, 18-21, 15-12. The Chinese duo finished the match with four aces, Wang serving three of them, but if they’re to have a shot at beating Walsh Jennings and Ross they’ll need to be better with their serve (nine service faults).
Walsh Jennings and Ross will have one pool play match remaining following Monday, as they’re scheduled to face the Swiss tandem of Forrer and Verge-Depre Wednesday night.