FIVB Majors Series

Beach Star Vitor Felipe Proposes at Brazilian Beach Tourney

Brazilian pro beach player Vitor Goncalves Felipe, who partners with Gustavo “Guto” Carvalhaes on the court, nailed down another partnership in his life on Feb. 25, proposing to longtime girlfriend Naty Taveira in front of a full stadium at the Joao Pessoa tournament.

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Inside the Numbers: A Look at the #FTLMajor Statistics

Americans were atop the leaderboard in scoring and blocking on both the men’s and women’s sides at the Fort Lauderdale Major. Bronze medallist Summer Ross was tops in both categories for the women, while Theo Brunner led the scoring for the men and gold medalist Phil Dalhausser was the top blocker.

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WATCH: Men’s Gold Medal Match Highlights at #FTLMajor

The Fort Lauderdale Major was a dream tournament for the hometown heroes, Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena. Lucena, who learned…

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Dalhausser, Lucena Wraps Up Perfect Run through #FTLMajor with Gold

Top seeded Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena, both Florida natives, did not drop a set in six matches leading up to the Fort Lauderdale Major gold medal on Sunday.

Dalhausser/Lucena to Meet Italians Nicolai/Lupo for #FTLMajor Title

Top seeded Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena, both Florida natives, have a shot to start 2018 with a gold medal, earning their way to the Fort Lauderdale Major finals with a pair of straight set victories on Saturday.

Barbara/Fernada Win Gold in All-Brazilian Final at #FTLMajor

FORT LAUDERDALE MAJOR Fort Lauderdale, Florida Feb. 26-March 4 Schedule/Results Brazilians Barbara Seixas de Freitas and Fernanda Alves claimed their…

Americans Summer/Sweat Join 2 Brazilians, 1 German in #FTLMajor Semis

Two Brazilian sides, one German and Americans Brooke Sweat/Summer Ross will face off for a chance at the podium in the Fort Lauderdale Major semifinals Saturday morning.

Hyden/Brunner, Dalhausser/Lucena on to #FTLMajor Men’s Quarterfinals

The United States are the only country with two teams remaining in the quarterfinals as No. 1 seed Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena and No. 20 John Hyden/Theo Brunner advanced on Friday.

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Two Brazilian Teams, Two Americans Win Men’s Pool Crowns at #FTLMajor

No. 1 seed Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena and fellow Americans Taylor Crabb/Jake Gibb alongside Brazilian pairs Alison Cerutti/Bruno Schmidt and Pedro Solberg Salgado/George Wanderley jumped forward into the Round of 16 with pool play titles on Thursday.

Americans Sweat/Summer, 2 Brazilians Move On To #FTLMajor Round of 16

Americans Brooke Sweat and Summer Ross, the No. 13 seed, upset No. 5 seed Maria Antonelli and Carolina Solberg in three sets to move on to the Round of 16 alongside two Brazilian and two Canadian pairs.

Twelve of Top 13 Seeds Win Opening Pool Play Matches at #FTLMajor

Three Brazilian pairs and two Americans are among the 16 teams vying for pool crowns on Thursday in Fort Lauderdale after winning their opening pool play matches.

Americans Fendrick/Branaugh, Claes/Hughes Among 8 Women’s Pool Winners

FORT LAUDERDALE MAJOR Fort Lauderdale, Florida Feb. 26-March 4 Schedule/Results After three pool play matches in each of the eight…

Video: April Ross/Alix Klineman Show Off Fort Lauderdale Major Site

The main draw of the Fort Lauderdale Major is set to begin today with some of the best beach pairings in the world competing at the season’s first 5-star event. 

VIDEO: Building Red Bull Beach Arena for the #FTLMajor

The Beach Majors Series shared the process of making the Fort Lauderdale Beach Park into Red Bull Beach Arena, center court of the five-star event.

Defending Champs Alvaro/Saymon Out in #FTLMajor Qualification Rounds

The No. 2, 3, 4 and 5 qualifiers on the men’s side, including defending Fort Lauderdale gold medalists Alvaro Filho/Saymon Barbosa, the No. 3 seed from Brazil, are out. On the women’s side, Americans Brittany Hochevar/Emily Day were one of eight teams to move on to the main draw.

Beach Major Series Introduces Modified Pool Play at #FTLMajor

The 2018 Beach Major Series will feature modified pool play rounds for the first time at the Fort Lauderdale Major next week, with a heavy emphasis on rankings.

Germans Laboureur/Sude Say #FTLMajor Was “Perfect Way to Start” 2017

Julia Sude and Chantal Laboureur of Germany share memories of taking the bronze at last year’s Fort Lauderdale event, as well as their thoughts on the rest of the 2018 Major Series, their partnership and goals.

Kerri Walsh Jennings Planning for 2018 Debut in April at Xiamen Four-Star

Olympic champion Kerri Walsh Jennings has good news for fans about her return to the sand after two offseason surgeries: she starts practice March 8 and will make her 2018 debut in Xiamen, China, in April.