Posted July 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
Defending beach volleyball champions Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser won their opener at the Olympics, improving the United States to 4-0 in the tournament. Americans April Ross and Jennifer Kessy also won their match Sunday night. Two-time women's gold medalists Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor won Saturday, as did No. 2 U.S. men's team Jake Gibb and Sean Rosenthal. Rogers and Dalhausser lost their first match in Beijing, then came back to win their next six matches, including the gold medal game. They started out better this time, eliminating the Japanese team of Kentaro Asahi and Katsuhiro Shiratori 21-15, 21-16. Ross and Kessy also won in straight sets over Ana Gallay and Virginia Zonta of Argentina.
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