In their first match in an international tournament, newcomer Serbia faced the experienced side of Argentina. The Argentinians took the lead early on in the first set, scoring a 11:4 set win. The young Serbian team of coach Ivan Milenkovic bounced back and equalized in the second set (15:14). However, the Argentinian team re-seized control in the decisive set, scoring a 2:1 victory.
Noeli Gallina (ARG): The team from Serbia played a really good game. It was the first time we played against them and it was really close. Fortunately, we played really good towards the end and were able to win the match.
Jelena Kokolj (SRB): It was really amazing to win our first set in this tournament. Especially because it was our first official game as a team. We are really happy and proud of our performance.