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U.S. beats Germany in quarters

7/28/2009

ROME -- Merrill Moses stopped 10 of 15 shots and eight players scored for the United States, which defeated Germany 8-5 in the quarterfinals of men's water polo at the world championships.

Ryan Bailey scored with 6½ minutes left in the third quarter Tuesday, sparking four straight goals by the Americans. The U.S. will face the winner of the Spain-Canada match in Thursday's semifinals.

Serbia moved on to the semifinals when Filip Filipovic scored with 1:37 remaining in extra time for a 10-9 victory over Hungary. The Serbians took advantage of a man-advantage after a foul.

Serbia will face the winner of the Croatia-Romania match.