U.S. Stays Unbeaten With 3-set Win Over Tunisia at World Cup
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The United States beat Tunisia 25-14, 25-19, 27-25 on Friday to remain in first place at the men's volleyball World Cup.
Matt Anderson had a match-high 22 points as the U.S. improved to 8-0 for 24 points.
The U.S. has lost only two sets in eight matches.
In other matches, Maxim Mikhaylov scored 16 points as defending champion Russia coasted to a 25-20, 26-24, 25-18 win over Egypt to improve to a 7-1 record with 21 points.
Italy overpowered Venezuela 25-16, 25-22, 25-19 and also has a 7-1 record but trails Russia with fewer sets won.
Argentina beat Canada 25-21, 23-25, 29-27, 25-22 and is in fifth place with a 6-2 record.
Two berths for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are available in the 12-nation tournament that runs to Sept. 23.