Top seeded Brazilians Evandro/Andre and Agatha/Duda pleased their home crowd by earning the gold medals at the Itapema Four-Star with straight set title match wins on Sunday.
Brazil’s Evandro/Andre will battle Norway’s Anders Bernsten Mol/Christian Sorum for the men’s Itapema gold, while homestanding Agatha/Duda will face Joana Heidrich/Anouk Verge-Depre of Switzerland for the women’s gold Sunday morning.
Itapema Four-Star Itapema, Brazil May 16-18, 2018 Schedule/Results The medal matches are set for Sunday morning with Brazilian teams vying…
American duo Alix Klineman and April Ross closed out a Cinderella run through the DELA Beach Open with their 10th straight victory and a gold medal. The duo, which joined forces in late November, did not drop a set during their run, which began with two country quota matches.
The 2017 Hague champions, Maria Antonelli and Carol Salgado of Brazil, are all that stands in the way of a dream debut for new American pair Alix Klineman and April Ross as both sides advanced through Saturday’s semifinals in straight sets.
Brazilians Maria Antonelli and Carol Salgado will be looking to repeat as Hague champions, following their title at the three-star event in June. The three other teams, including Americans Alix Klineman and April Ross will seek their first FIVB Tour titles.
Morning action at the DELA Beach Open saw the women’s field cut from 16 to eight during the second elimination round. Two Brazilian teams, including Barbara/Fernanda remain in the competition.