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The USA reached their first Cup quarter-final of the 2013/14 HSBC Sevens World Series at the end of an enthralling day of action at the 2014 Tokyo Sevens where sixth placed Samoa, who will lose points on the leaders in the Series standings having dropped to the Bowl, will face the hosts Japan while Portugal awaits Scotland, Wales meets Spain and Argentina plays France.The United States erased a 17-0 halftime deficit with Samoa to score its biggest win of the season by far in the opening match of Tokyo 7s. The game started poorly with the Eagles falling behind without much possession or positive play, but a remarkable comeback was sparked by an incredible second-half effort.The defending champions South Africa were one of three teams to maintain a 100% record on day one, defeating Japan, Kenya and Argentina.England came from 14-0 and 21-7 behind to record an impressive 24-21 win against Australia to top Pool D and end day one with a 100% record having conceded no points in earlier defeats of Scotland and Spain.Despite Australia's Greg Jeloudev scoring his fifth and sixth tries of the day in the Pool D decider having earlier completed a hat-trick against Scotland, Phil Burgess scored a brace to set up a quarter final with Canada while Australia await the current Series leaders New Zealand.The All Blacks Sevens ensured they ended day one with a hat-trick of wins as they narrowly beat Canada 22-17. John Moonlight scored a hat-trick for the ever-improving Canadians but it was Bryce Heem who snatched a win after the buzzer had sounded.The hosts Japan drew 14-14 with Argentina in their opening match with Lomano Lemeki, scorer of 27 tries in the Asian Sevens Series, crossing for both of their tries.Jamie Henry scored one of the best tries of the day in Japan's defeat to the defending champions South Africa before they narrowly lost 12-7 to Kenya. They will face Samoa in the Bowl quarter finals.Cup quarter-finalsNew Zealand v Australia Fiji v Kenya England v Canada South Africa v USABowl quarter-finalsWales v Spain Samoa v Japan Scotland v Portugal Argentina v FrancePool C: Fiji, Samoa, France, USAResults:Fiji 22-19 France, USA 24-17 Samoa, Fiji 19-19 USA, Samoa 28-14 France, France 22-12 USA, Fiji 33-7 Samoa