Kana Oyama and Saori Kimura scored 14 points each to lead Japan to a straight-sets win over archrival South Korea in the women’s volleyball World Grand Champions Cup on Wednesday.

Japan struggled with serve receives early on and rallied to take each of the first two sets en route to a 25-23, 27-25, 25-21 win at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, improving its record to 1-1 in the quadrennial six-team tournament.

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