Canada's Pavan, Humana-Paredes keep cruising in beach volleyball

Canada's Sarah Pavan (L) celebrates with partner Melissa Humana-Paredes in their women's preliminary beach volleyball pool A match between Canada and Germany during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Shiokaze Park in Tokyo. ((Photo By Angela Weiss/Afp Via Getty Images))

Gold medal favorites Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan kept up their strong start in beach volleyball on Monday in Tokyo.

The Canadian duo beat Karla Borger and Julia Sude of Germany 2-0, the second-straight 2-0 win for the pair that won 21-17 and 21-14 on Monday.

Next up for Humana-Paredes and Pavan is Switzerland's Anouk Verge-Depre and Joana Heidrich, who are 1-0 heading into Monday's meeting with Dutch pair Raisa Schoon and Katia Stam.