Turkey eases past Russia to reach EuroVolley semifinals

ANADOLU AGENCY
BAKU
Published 29.09.2017 23:12
Players of Turkey celebrate their win after the 2017 CEV Volleyball Women European Championship quarterfinal match between Russia and Turkey in Baku, Azerbaijan, 29 September 2017.  (EPA Photo)
Players of Turkey celebrate their win after the 2017 CEV Volleyball Women European Championship quarterfinal match between Russia and Turkey in Baku, Azerbaijan, 29 September 2017. (EPA Photo)

Turkey made its way to the semifinals in the Women's European Volleyball Championship late on Friday.

Turkey beat Russia 3-0 in the quarterfinal match in Azerbaijan's capital Baku.

The "Sultans of the Net" won the first set with a score of 27-25, then the second set with 25-18, and the third 25-20.

This matchup was a remake of the their pool match with Russia, where they made amends for the 1-3 loss they suffered on their tournament debut.

The Turkish team will face Serbia in the semifinal game on Saturday.

The 2017 Women's European Volleyball Championship is co-hosted by Azerbaijan and Georgia and is due to continue through Sunday.

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