Friday brought pool play to an end at the Haiyang Three Star and also included the first elimination round, setting the table for Saturday’s Round of 16.
Forty one men’s teams and 31 women’s teams will vie for the FIVB Haiyang titles this week, including Americans Casey Patterson/Stafford Slick, Emily Stockman/Kelley Larsen and Betsi Flint/Emily Day.
Millions of people around the world watched as Ivan Perisic scored the equalizer goal in Croatia’s 2-1 shocking upset of England at the World Cup semis in Russia. His goal changed the tide of the game and allowed Croatia to come out victorious en route to playing its first ever World Cup Final. However, few people know that Perisic has already tried his hand in Beach Volleyball as well.
After the first day of main draw action, four men’s teams and four women’s are undefeated atop the winner’s bracket heading into Saturday, including No. 8 Brittany Howard/Kelly Reeves and No. 7 Tim Bomgren/Chaim Schalk.
As the AVP San Francisco Open kicks off today, we take a look at some of the details behind the tournament as well as who is taking center stage and what lies ahead.
American duo Kelly Claes and Brittany Hochevar beat top seeded Humana-Paredes/Pavan 2-0 (21/19 21/18) in way to leading their group
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.
The seedings held as No. 1 Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena and Alix Klineman/April Ross wrapped up the gold medals at the Austin Open, the first AVP Tour event of the year.
AVP Austin Open May 17-20, 2018 Austin, Texas Schedule/Results Live Stats Headlining Sunday’s semifinals of the AVP Austin Open…