“We struggled early because we had too much errors, we were nervous and our services were not working,” said Tan, who plays libero for Foton Tornadoes in indoor tournaments.
“Beach volleyball is such a perfect game. You have to be flawless if you want to win. That’s why when they struggled with errors, we made sure to capitalize and convert them into points.”
“We know that we’re in control. We have the experience over them,” said Gonzaga, arguably the country’s best beach volleyball player as she has yet to lose a major beach volleyball tournament since 2009.
“We were never rattled. They were trying to make a rally so we will solve it by ourselves. We didn’t fight, we didn’t argue, we just stayed focus and enjoyed the game.”