Canadians Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson have climbed the FIVB World Tour podium over the last few weeks, culminating in the pair’s first ever gold at the Warsaw Four Star on Sunday. Meanwhile top seeded Piotr Kantor/Bartosz Losiak of Poland claimed the men’s title.
Andre/Evandro have had the upper-hand since Brazil’s latest beach partner reshuffle on the men’s side.
The table is set for Saturday’s Round of 16 with pool play and the first elimination round in the books for both genders, with eight of the Top 10 men’s seeds and nine of the Top 10 women’s moving on.
The popular King of the Court training game is taking the big stage in a new FIVB tournament series set to begin in September, a few weeks after the World Tour Finals.
Itapema Four-Star Itapema, Brazil May 16-18, 2018 Schedule/Results The medal matches are set for Sunday morning with Brazilian teams vying…
Fourth-seeded Czech pair Barbora Hermannova/Marketa Slukova are the top remaining women’s duo heading into the Itapema quarterfinals after knocking out No. 1 Barbara/Fernanda of Brazil. On the men’s side, the top three seeds are in tact, led by Brazilians Evandro/Andre.
Brazilian teams found success in pool play at the Itapema Four Star, claiming five of the 16 pool titles in their home event.
History was made on the men’s side of the Huntington Beach Four-Star as seventh-seeded Dutch duo Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen of the Netherlands became the first European team in nearly 22 years to claim an FIVB event title on American soil. The last was Norway’s Jan Kvalhelm/Bjorn Masseide at the 196 U.S. Open in Hermosa Beach, California.
FIVB Huntington Beach Open May 2-6, 2018 Huntington Beach Pier; Huntington Beach, California Schedule/Results Live Streams The Huntington Beach Open…
The first eliminations of the Huntington Beach Open happened late Thursday night as the main draw was cut to 32 teams on both the men’s and women’s side.