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AP Photo: United States' Phil Dalhausser, right, hits over Mexico's Juan Ramon Virgen during a men's beach volleyball match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016.

Ten years after splitting up, they're back together again. Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena are the top U.S. men’s beach volleyball team, eying gold in Rio.  They kept the momentum going Tuesday, beating Mexico’s Juan Virgen and Lombardo Ontiveros 21-14, 21-17 to go to 2-0. U.S. topped Tunisia 2-0 in their first match on Sunday. The American duo moves to the final pool match on Thursday, Aug. 11 at 3:30 p.m. ET. On the women's side, Olympic rookies Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat of Team USA will be tested when they face off against Rio favorites, Larissa and Talita of Brazil at 11 p.m. ET. 

KING OF THE BEACH STORY

Source: Men's Beach Volleyball: US Beats Mexico 2-0 | NBC New Yorkhttp://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/sports/Day-4-Men-Women-Beach-Volleyball-Rio-Olympics-389590961.html#ixzz4GqmqdlG7 
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AP Photo: United States' Phil Dalhausser, right, hits over Mexico's Juan Ramon Virgen during a men's beach volleyball match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016.

Ten years after splitting up, they're back together again. Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena are the top U.S. men’s beach volleyball team, eying gold in Rio.  They kept the momentum going Tuesday, beating Mexico’s Juan Virgen and Lombardo Ontiveros 21-14, 21-17 to go to 2-0. U.S. topped Tunisia 2-0 in their first match on Sunday. The American duo moves to the final pool match on Thursday, Aug. 11 at 3:30 p.m. ET. On the women's side, Olympic rookies Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat of Team USA will be tested when they face off against Rio favorites, Larissa and Talita of Brazil at 11 p.m. ET. 

KING OF THE BEACH STORY

Source: Men's Beach Volleyball: US Beats Mexico 2-0 | NBC New Yorkhttp://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/sports/Day-4-Men-Women-Beach-Volleyball-Rio-Olympics-389590961.html#ixzz4GqmqdlG7 
Follow us: @nbcnewyork on Twitter | NBCNewYork on Facebook

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