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05/05/2013 14:00
Schwaiger sisters win silver at Shanghai Grand Slam
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Shanghai, China, May 5, 2013. Two-time Shanghai Open champion Talita Antunes da Rocha of Brazil and her new partner Taiana de Souza Lima clean swept Austria’s Schwaiger sisters in the Shanghai Grand Slam women’s final on Sunday to win their first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour/Open title together.
Following a well earned 2-0 (21-15, 21-11) victory over Maria Clara Salgado Rufino/Carolina Solberg Salgado in an all-Brazilian semifinal Sunday morning, Talita/Taiana went on to beat Doris and Stefanie Schwaiger 21-13 and 21-11 in 34 minutes in the full-packed Jinshan Beach Volleyball Stadium. The 30-year-old Talita, who had teamed up with Renata Ribeiro and Maria Antonelli to reach the top of the podium in 2008 and 2009 respectively, captured her 14th World Tour/Open title while the 28-year-old Taiana was crowned for the first time in 11 seasons.  

The Austrians, the bronze medalists in the Shanghai Open in 2011, received their first silver at FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam events. “Directly after the final we were a little bit sad. We tried to do our best but we couldn’t, it didn’t really work out what we wanted to do, but things like this happen and we’ve had a great tournament with either two sets win or two sets loss, so it was fine” said Doris. “It’s been our first semifinal at a Grand Slam tournament, we only played Open semifinals and then to reach the final is great.” “It was quite a tough game because there was a lot of strong wind in the court,” said Stefanie.  

Earlier on Sunday, the Salgado sisters rallied past Madelein Meppelink/Sophie van Gestel of the Netherlands 2-1 (16-21, 21-19, 15-8) in the bronze medal match to repeat their third place finish in the Shanghai Open four years ago. Dropping the first set and trailing by 14-13 in the second set, Maria and Carolina combined to work out a 6-1 surge to overtake the lead at 19-15. The Dutch women steadily pulled within 20-19, only to find Maria level back for Brazil with a nice spike. In the tiebreaker, the Salgado sisters kept the momentum as they jumped to a 7-4 lead and ended the match with another 6-1 run capped by a solid block by Carolina.  

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