Three American women’s pair made the Xiamen quarterfinals, but only No. 23 seed Kelly Claes/Brittany Hochevar, who are playing in their first tournament together, remained standing as the Final Four was set. On the men’s side, Russians Viacheslav Krasilnikov/Nikita Liamin will face countryen Oleg Stoyanovskiy/Igor Velichko for the gold Sunday morning.
Three American teams, 10 of Top 15 seeds will play in the Xiamen Round of 16 on the women’s side, while three Brazilians duos, 11 of Top 15 will be in action on men’s side in Xiamen.
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What goes through the mind of an elite athlete returning from injury/surgery? Check out what three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings had to say leading up to her Xiamen Four-Star debut on Tuesday.
Three big upsets and six tie-break matches highlighted Thursday morning’s men’s pool play action in Xiamen. No. 30 seed Adrian Heidrich and Mirco Gerson of Switzerland knocked off third-seeded Austrians Alexander Horst/Clemens Doppler in three sets in Pool C, while 25th seeded Americans Ryan Doherty/William Allen also got in on the upset action.
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New American duos Kelley Larsen/Emily Stockman and Kelly Claes/Brittany Hochevar are both on to the main draw after recording two wins in women’s qualifying at the Xiamen Four Star. Ryan Doherty/William Allen were among eight teams who made it through on the men’s side.
The Xiamen Four-Star kicked off with 14 men’s matches and four women’s matches in the first qualifying round. Three men’s matches went to tiebreak, while Americans Doherty/Allen and Kolinski/Evans moved on to Thursday’s second round.
With one week until her 2018 court debut, VolleyMob shares our conversation with Kerri Walsh Jennings about her transition from indoor to beach and advice to those considering it.
The FIVB announced that it is adding a sixth three-star event to the 2018 slate, a stop in Haiyang, China from July 18-22.
Americans Caitlin Ledoux and Emily Stockman secured the SMM Pak Bara Beach Satun One Star title on Tuesday night with a pair of three-set wins. It was the pair’s first gold as a duo and Stockman’s second on the FIVB tour.
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