Kramarenko/Myskiv beat top seeds to reach Bangkok quarterfinals
Russia's Taras Myskiv and partner Aleksandr Kramarenko are through to the quarterfinals of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Bangkok 1-star
Kramarenko/Myskiv, who emerged from the qualification round with two wins, came up with two more victories on Friday.
Australia's Tim Dickson/Marcus Ferguson topped Pool B after prevailing in two three-set matches against Japan’s Yuya Ageba/Katsuhiro Shiratori 2-1 (22-20, 12-21, 15-12) and Germany’s Armin Dollinger/Simon Kulzer 2-1 (21-17, 19-21, 20-18.
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In Pool C, Japan's Yusuke Ishijima/Takumi Takahashi delivered steady performances to outplay their compatriots Yoshiumi Haswegawa/Keisuke Shimizu 2-0 (21-16, 22-20) and Sweden's Martin Appelgren/Simon Boman 2-0 (22-20, 21-10).
Austria's Daniel Mullner/Florian Schnetzer crushed both their European opponents in straight sets in Pool D. The Austrians beat Germany’s Paul Becker/Eric Stadie 2-0 (21-8, 21-17) and Spain’s Alejandro Huerta/Javier Huerta 2-0 (21-15, 21-19).
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