SiPons delivers PH bounce-back win in SEA Games beach volley
Cherry Rondina and Bernadeth Pons delivered a bounce-back win for the Philippines on Sunday to stay on the hunt for a podium finish of the 2019 SEA Games’ beach volleyball tournament.
The duo, known as SiPons, defeated Vietnam’s team in the golden round 22-20, 21-15 in the preliminary round.
The Philippine national team had fresher legs as the Vietnamese duo came off a 21-14, 21-16 win over Dzi Gervacio and Dij Rodriguez moments before the tiebreaker.
Sipons pounded Vietnam, 21-8, 17-21, 15-7, in the first round.
The Philippines will next face Malaysia on Monday.