The 2017 SWATCH Beach Volleyball Major Series events were places for teams to shine, all being won by different squads throughout the year.
With the 2017 FIVB World Tour Finals ended, new rankings and money totals have emerged.
An injury suffered at the Olsztyn stop of the World Tour forced the Czech pair out of this week’s European Championships.
The 2017 season has been a whirlwind for women’s beach volleyball, seeing that, arguably, the two best beach players split up their partnership in early May – April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings.
There have been 20 total events on the FIVB World Tour this season, with 14 men’s events and 18 women’s events.
The field for the FIVB World Tour finals has been set, with the four wild card selections for each gender having been determined.
In 2017, there have been 20 FIVB World Tour events including the Vienna Beach World Championships that concluded last week.
The 2017 FIVB World Tour schedule is winding down, with the Swatch FIVB World Tour Finals rapidly approaching just weeks after the Beach World Championships.
The 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship has ended with Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst taking the title away from April Ross and Lauren Fendrick in three.
April Ross and Lauren Fendrick (above) secured a spot in the quarterfinals with a win over Barbora Hermannova and Marketa Slukova of the Czech Republic.