US women advance to beach volleyball final
Klineman is a first-time Olympian.Switzerlands Joana Heidrich and Anouk Verge-Depre will play for the bronze against the loser of the second semifinal, between Australia and Latvia.The Americans never trailed in the first set.
April Ross and Alix Klineman beat Switzerland 21-12, 21-11 at Shiokaze Park on Thursday to clinch at least a silver medal. It will be the third medal for Ross, who won silver in London and bronze in Rio de Janeiro. Klineman is a first-time Olympian.
The Americans never trailed in the first set. They lost the first point of the second before rolling off three straight points to take a lead they never relinquished.
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