Canada’s Bansley/Wilkerson, Pavan/Humana-Paredes To Vie for Vegas Gold
After four days of competition, the Las Vegas Open medal race is down to four teams as two Canadian pairs will meet in the final and two Brazilian sides will vie for third place on Sunday.
Flint/Day, Brazilians Ana Patricia/Rebecca Move on to Vegas Final 8
The first two women’s quarterfinalists earned their spots, while the remaining six matches of Round 2 are slated to begin at noon ET Saturday. Americans Betsi Flint/Emily Day defeated two other Team USA pairs en route to the Final 8, while Brazilians Ana Patricia/Rebecca earned their spot with the Pool H title and a win over Japan.
WATCH LIVE: Women’s Pool Play, Men’s Knockouts at Las Vegas Four Star
Women’s pool play continues on Friday with all 32 teams in action. First up, beginning at noon ET are the pool title matches, including three American pairs. Mens action begins at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Stockman/Larsen, Flint/Day Win in Tiebreak in Vegas Open Main Draw
Just three of the 16 women’s main draw matches went the distance on Thursday with Latvia’s Anastasija Kravcenoka/Tina Graudina and Americans Emily Stockman/Kelley Larsen and Betsi Flint/Emily Day coming out victorious.
WATCH LIVE: P1440/FIVB Las Vegas Open Beginning at Noon ET
FIVB/P1440 Las Vegas Open Las Vegas Festival Grounds; Las Vegas, Nevada Oct. 15-21, 2018 Schedule/Results Watch Live: Men; Women Watch…
Seven American Pairs Among 16 Moving into Las Vegas 4-Star Main Draw
Four American men’s pairs and three United States women’s duos were among those the eight teams per gender that moved through qualifying into the p1440/FIVB Las Vegas Four Star on Wednesday.
Klineman/Ross Win Yangzhou Four Star, Hughes/Ross Place Third
Second-seeded Americans Alix Klineman/April Ross topped the podium at the Yangzhou Four Star on Sunday, while Sara Hughes/Summer Ross brought home the bronze.
WATCH LIVE: Hughes/Ross, Klineman/Ross in Yangzhou Medal Matches
Americans Alix Klineman/April Ross will go for their first FIVB title as a pairing since winning the Hague Four Star in January against Brazil’s Ana Patricia/Rebecca on Saturday night. Americans Sara Hughes/Summer Ross will be playing for bronze.
Five American Pairs Among Women’s Top 16 in Yangzhou
Five American women’s teams are among the final 16 at the Yangzou Four Star. The marquee matchup of Saturday’s Round 2 with pit former partners Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross against each other with a spot in the quarterfinals on the line.
USA Women Go 6-0; Doherty/Allen Among Men’s Pool Winners in Yangzhou
The American women went 6-0 in Day 1 of pool play at the Yangzhou Four Star, while Ryan Doherty/Billy Allen were among the pool title winners on the men’s side at the Yangzhou Four Star on Thursday.