The men’s and women’s semifinals of beach volleyball will be held Tuesday, and the afternoon session will be of particular interest to the fans of the host nation.
Brazil’s is represented in both brackets, with the women’s tandem of Larissa and Talita playing in the first match of the day against Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst of Germany. Following them will be Brazil’s remaining team in the men’s bracket, Alison and Bruno Schmidt, with their opponents being Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen of the Netherlands.
WATCH LIVE: Beach Volleyball, men’s and women’s semifinals, afternoon session — 3 p.m. Eastern
The evening session features the American tandem of Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross, with Jennings looking to move to 27-0 all time in Olympic matches. They’ll take on the other remaining Brazilian tandem of Agatha and Barbara in the final match of the day. That will be preceded by the men’s semifinal between Italy’s Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo and Russia’s Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Konstantin Semenov.
WATCH LIVE: Beach Volleyball, men’s and women’s semifinals, evening session — 10 p.m. Eastern