TOKYO – U.S. beach volleyball duo Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena defeated their Brazilian opponents in their second pool play match, after which Dalhausser spoke about being forced to serve a quarantine in a hotel room before competition began.
The Americans toppled Rio Olympic gold medalist Alison Cerutti, and his teammate since 2019, Alvaro Morais Filho, 2-1 (24-22, 19-21, 15-13) at a rainy and windy Shiokaze Park on Tuesday.
“You know, we were better than them by two points, Dalhausser said. “I think it was only a two-point difference in the whole match. That’s a team that’s gonna contend for