The quarterfinal of the London Olympics women's beach volleyball tournament unfolds at the Horse Guards Parade today.
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There were no upsets in the Round-of-16 as the top four teams are still in contention for a gold medal. The top-ranked Brazilian pair of Juliana Felisberta and Larissa Franca will face Germans Sara Goller and Laura Ludwig while second seeds Chen Xue and Zhang Xi of China battle Austrians Doris and Stefanie Schwaiger.
Two-time defending champions Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh of the United States will next face Italians Greta Cicolari and Marta Menegatti.
London Olympics Women's Beach Volleyball Quarterfinal Fixtures
18:00 BST Xue – Zhang (CHN) v Schwaiger – Schwaiger (AUT)
19:00 BST May-Treanor – Walsh (USA) v Cicolari – Menegatti (ITA)
22:00 BST Kolocova – Slukova (CZE) v Kessy – Ross (USA)
23:00 BST Juliana – Larissa (BRA) v Goller – Ludwig (GER)