Summer Ross/Brooke Sweat Take First AVP Title of 2017 at Seattle Open

  0 Wendy Mayer | June 26th, 2017 | AVP Tour, News, Pro Beach


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 ??

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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.

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Goodbye Seattle👋🏼 it was so fun playing here! We're flying to Croatia now😀💺🇭🇷

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Wendy Mayer

Wendy Mayer has worked in athletics media relations for the last 20 years. The Northwest Missouri State alumna is currently senior writer for after spending the last 15 years with Purdue athletics.

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