Santa Fe, Argentina, August 26, 2017 - Serbia defeated Poland in four sets by scores of 26-24, 23-25, 25-16 and 25-12 in Pool K of the classification round for places 13 to 16.
The team coached by Jovo Cakovic needed 1 hour and 35 minutes to clinch the victory with Sara Caric as top scorer with 16 points.
Along with Caric, Jovana Mirosavljevic scored 14, while Milica Milunovic tallied 13 and Isidora Rodic 11.
Julia Szczurowska scored 12 for Poland that came back in the second set after a tough battle. Serbian services were key to take the lead thanks to Rada Perovic who aced three times. Serbia prevailed 10-6 in collective aces.
Despite Poland finished up in the blocking duel (6-5) Isidora Rodic led in individual blocks with 4 for Serbia.