2 US women's teams to play for Olympic beach gold

August 8, 2012 - 12:43 AM
APTOPIX London Olympics Beach Volleyball Women

United States' Misty May-Treanor, left, and Kerri Walsh Jennings celebrate after defeating China in their semifinal women's beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

LONDON (AP) — It's an all-American final in the Olympic women's beach volleyball tournament.

Shortly after Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor reached their third consecutive gold medal game, the other U.S. women's team of April Ross and Jennifer Kessy reached the final by beating top-seeded and reigning world champion Brazil.

Walsh Jennings and May-Treanor beat China 22-20, 22-20. Ross and Kessy beat Juliana and Larissa 15-21, 21-19, 15-12.

The final is Wednesday night.

The Chinese team of Xue Chen and Zhang Xi will play Brazil for the bronze medal.