The men’s beach volleyball quarterfinals begin Monday, with a high-powered match kicking things off.
American duo Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena will meet No. 1 ranked pairing Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt of Brazil earlier than they would’ve liked thanks to the latter’s surprising second-place finish in Group A.
The winner will get the victor of the following match, which pits the seeded Netherlands teams against each other.
3 p.m. EDT – Game 1 – Dalhausser/Lucena (USA) vs. Alison/Bruno (BRA)
4 p.m. EDT – Game 2 – Nummerdor/Varenhorst (NED) vs. Brouwer/Meeuwsen (NED)
10 p.m. EDT – Game 3 – Nicolai/Lupo (ITA) vs. Liamin/Barsuk (RUS)
11 p.m. EDT – Game 4 – Krasilnikov/Semenov (RUS) vs. Diaz Gomez/Gonzalez Bayard (CUB)