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Seinen & Jille secure 5-0 win for Dutch. Photo: Mark Phelan
Dutch & Swiss whitewash in Portugal
Date: 12/8/2018 10:07 PM
Published by : Mark Phelan
Team Netherlands and Switzerland set up and final shown down in Caldas da Rainha this afternoon after both cruised through their second group 3 matches to set up a winner take all group decider tomorrow morning. 

The Dutch were quickest to complete the destruction of hosts Portugal with another emphatic 5-0 win to send the Dutch into tomorrows decider without dropping a set in the group to date.

-We were strong again today even though we new the home nation Portugal would throw all they had at us said Nick Fransman. In my own match I just had to stay calm and focused and I knew I could win.

Speaking about their match winning partnership Debora Jille was happy about how it went with Cheryl Seinen

-This was our first time to play together. It took some time at first but in the end we were comfortable. 



The Swiss were equally impressive against the lowest ranked team in the competition, Iceland. Sabrina Jaquet was spared in singles today with Ronja Stern coming in to deputise. Across the board the Swiss were just to strong and now go into tomorrows show down with nothing to loose. 

Iceland and Portugal will play for pride tomorrow but both will be eager to leave group 3 with a win which will ensure a tense battle. 



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