With the 2017 FIVB World Tour Finals ended, new rankings and money totals have emerged. The Finals did not award any players with points towards their rankings but did have a more massive payout.
Men’s Rankings – Top 15
Despite the first place finish at the World Tour Finals, American’s Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena fell back to #4 in the World Rankings. Topping the list is Brazil’s Evandro Goncalves and Andre Loyola with 4,180 points.
Italy’s Paolo Nicolai/Daniele Lupo came in at #2 in the rankings after finishing third at the Finals. Russia’s Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Nikita Liamin come it at #3 in the rankings while Alvaro Filho and Saymon Santos round out the top five at #5.
Money Earned – Men
- Dalhausser/Lucena (USA) – $208,000, seven events, three gold medals
- Evandro/Andre (BRA) – $200,000, nine events, one gold medal
- Lupo/Nicolai (ITA) – $129,500, eight events
- Kantor/Losiak (POL) – $128,000, nine events
- Krasilnikov/Liamin (RUS) – $112,100, 11 events, two gold medals
Women’s Rankings – Top 15
Despite having a bad FIVB World Tour Finals run, Brazil’s Larissa Franca and Talita Antunes remain atop of the FIVB World Rankings with 5,560 points. Larissa/Talita finished in third place at the competition, earning $50,000 to split.
Coming in fourth at the Finals was Canada’s Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes, who remain at #2 in the World Rankings. Rounding out the top-five are Germany’s Julia Sude/Chantal Laboureur, Brazil’s Agatha Bednarczuk/Eduarda ‘Duda’ Santos Lisboa and the Czech Republics Barbora Hermannova/Marketa Slukova.
The women’s winners, Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst did not see any improvements in their rankings following the Finals, coming in at #12 with 2,556 points.
Money Earned – Women
- Talita/Larissa (BRA) – $208,000, nine events, three gold medals
- Agatha/Duda (BRA) – $172,000, nine events, one gold medal
- Ludwig/Walkenhorst – $170,000, five events, two gold medals
- Pavan/Humana-Paredes – $161,000, eight events, one gold medal
- Laboureur/Sude – $122,500, nine events, one gold medal