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Canada's women's beach volleyball team moves on to semis

07/18/2015 08:46 EDT | Updated 07/18/2016 05:59 EDT
Canada's women's beach volleyball team advanced to the semifinals at the Pan Am Games by defeating Costa Rica in straight sets on Saturday night. 

Toronto's Melissa Humana-Paredes and Winnipeg's Taylor Pischke have not lost a set in their four matches.

They bested Natalia Alfaro and Karen Cope with a 21-12 first-set win, followed by a 21-12 victory to end the quarter-final match.

Canada's dominant pair will face Cuba in Sunday's semifinal. 

​Earlier Saturday, Canada's top-seeded men's team was eliminated in the quarter-finals by Mexico. 

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