.S. beach volleyball pair Jennifer Kessy and April Ross upset the reigning world champions, Juliana Felisberta and Larissa Franca of Brazil, in two sets to one with a score of 15-21 21-19 15-12. The loss was crushing for the Brazilians, who have won every major trophy except for an Olympic medal. Kessy and Ross will advance to the gold medal match on Wednesday against fellow Americans Misty May-Treanor and Kerry Walsh.
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