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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.