AVP SEATTLE OPEN
Summer Ross and Brooke Sweat grabbed their first AVP title of the season with a 21-17, 24-22 win over Betsi Flint and Kelley Larsen on Sunday.
Ross/Sweat, which were runners up at the New York City Open June 11, worked their way through five straight set wins en route to the title in Seattle.
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Seattle champs!! 👯 What a fun weekend with @summernoelross, @tytramblie and some of my fam! I love them SO much! Big shout out to Chad with @repair_sports_institute for traveling up here and working his magic on my shoulder! Thanks @avpbeach for a great event and to all the Seattle fans for making it even more amazing! Can't thank my sponsors enough… @masimopersonalhealth @obrigado_usa @previnex! Missed you @nicksweat17 but see you in Croatia soon! 💙 #lovemyteam #bestsis #bestfam 📷: @agamephoto ??
The No. 2 seed Ross/Sweat downed No. 15 Camie Manwill/Maria Clara Salgado (21-6, 21-14) in Round 1, No.7 Kelly Claes/Sara Hughes (21-17, 21-19) in Round 2, No. 6 seed Jen Fopma/Kelly Reeves (24-22, 2-14) in Round 3, and No. 16 seed Skylar Caputo/Sarah Pavan in the semifinals (21-11, 21-17).
No. 4 seed Flint/Larsen’s path to the final also came in a direct route with straight set wins over No. 13 Aurora Davis/Bree Scarbrough (21-11, 21-14), No. 12 Janelle Allen/Briana Hinga (21-14, 21-19), and No. 1 Lane Carico/Lauren Fendrick (21-14, 24-22). In the semifinals, the duo got past Fopma/Reeves 21-14, 21-16.
Next up on the AVP slate is the San Francisco Open, July 6-9.
Watch Ross/Sweat capture the Seattle Open title below.