The Hague Will Feature A Swiss & Brazilian Women’s Finals

  0 Carly DeMarque | June 17th, 2017 | Beach, FIVB World Tour, News, Pro Beach


The women’s finals have been set, with the conclusion of quarterfinal and semifinal play at the FIVB World Tour event in The Hague. The Hague is a three-star World Tour event that has a purse prize of $150,000, with the first place finisher taking home $10,000 to share.


  • Anouk Verge-Depre/Joana Heidrich (SUI) def. Brooke Sweat/Summer Ross (USA) 2-0, (21-17, 21-16)
  • Agatha Bednarczuk/Eduarda ‘Duda’ Santos Lisboa (BRA) def. Larissa Franca/Talita Antunes (BRA) 2-0, (21-17, 21-15)
  • Sarah Pavan/Melissa Humana-Paredes (CAN) def. Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson (CAN) 2-0, (21-18, 21-7)
  • Carolina Salgado/Maria Antonelli (BRA) def. Taliqua Clancy/Louise Bawden (AUS) 2-0, (21-17, 23-21)

The quarterfinals matches were all completed with sweeps, and two Brazilian pairs making it to the finals. The lone American duo of Sweat/Ross dropped their quarterfinal match to Swiss pair Verge-Depre/Heidrich. Agatha/Eduarda faced off in a Brazilian showdown against the top-seeded France/Antunes to head into the semifinals, while a Canadian battle commences between former partners Pavan and Bansley and their new teammates, with Pavan/Humana-Paredes coming out on top.


  • Heidrich/Verge-Depre def. Agatha/Eduarda 2-1, (24-26, 21-17, 18-16)
  • Salgado/Antonelli def. Pavan/Humana-Paredes 2-0, (21-19, 21-16)

It will be a Swiss and Brazilian final at The Hauge, as Heidrich/Verge-Depre were able to take down a strong Brazilian pair of Agatha/Eduarda in a tough three-set match. In the other match, Salgado/Antonelli swept through Humana-Paredes/Pavan in straight sets to move onward into the finals.

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Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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