Tokyo, Japan, November 14, 2010 – Italy beat a spirited Turkey side in straight sets (25-23, 25-20, 25-21) at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Sunday to secure fifth place at the FIVB Women's World Championship. Leading the scoring for Italy was Serena Ortolani who posted 17 points, while Simona Gioli contributed 13 of her own, including four blocks, and Antonella Del Core chipped in 10. Neslihan Darnel continued her scoring feats by posting 17 for Turkey.