Crabb/Gibb, Bourne/Crabb Make Men’s Quarters in Las Vegas
Teams from seven different countries make up the men’s quarterfinal field with top seeded Taylor Crabb/Jake Gibb and qualifiers Tri Bourne/Trevor Crabb highlighting the field. Both American pairs won their respective pools and claimed their spot in the quarters with tiebreak victories in Round 2.
Crabb/Gibb, Crabb/Bourne Among 8 Pool Play Title Winners in Las Vegas
Top seeded Americans Taylor Crabb/Jake Gibb and No. 19 Trevor Crabb/Tri Bourne are among eight pool title winners to earn a free pass to the second elimination round. Qualifiers Crabb/Bourne knocked off No. 3 Pablo Herrera/Adrian Gavira in straight sets to claim Pool C.
Beach Major Slate Set for 2018-19, Beginning in Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will be the first stop on the FIVB Beach Major Series tour for the second straight year.
WATCH: Nicolai Lupo Break World Record for Beach Volleyball Serve
The reaction time on a Paolo Nicolai serve is similar to that of a 100 mile per hour fastball.
Norway’s Anders Mol/Christian Sorum Win #WTFinals Gold
Norway’s Anders Mol/Christian Sorum won their fourth straight gold medal and biggest yet, taking the FIVB World Tour Finals title with two wins on Saturday, including a gold medal win sweep of ninth-seeded Michal Bryl/Grzegorz Fijalek of Poland.
Two Polish Sides, 1 German, 1 Norwegian on to Semis of Men’s #WTFinals
The final four is set for the men’s FIVB World Tour Finals after pool play concluded and two quarterfinal matches were contested on Friday. Two teams from Poland, one from Germany and one from Norway will vie for podium positions.
Veterans Smedins/Samoilovs, Herrera/Gavira Out of #WTFinals Race
Germans Julius Thole/Clemens Wickler and Norway’s Anders Mol/Christian Sorum are 3-0, while fifth seeded Latvians Aleksandrs Samoilovs/Janis Smedins and sixth-seeded Spaniards Pablo Herrera/Adrian Gavira were mathematically eliminated from the race for the FIVB World Tour Finals title on Thursday.
Poland’s Kantor/Losiak Win Two on Day 1 of World Tour Finals
Day 1 of the World Tour Finals included eight men’s matches with Poland’s Piotr Kantor/Bartosz Losiak headlining the action with a pair of victories. Meanwhile, Norwegians Anders Mol/Christian Sorum extended their win streak to 20 matches.
Streaking Norwegians Mol/Sorum Lead FIVB World Tour Final Men’s Field
As the sand in Hamburg, Germany, heats up ahead of the FIVB World Tour Finals, take a look at the men’s race, including top seeded Norwegians Anders Mol/Christian Sorum and three-time 2018 gold medalists Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen from the Netherlands.
An Inside Look at the FIVB World Tour Finals
All eyes will be on Hamburg, Germany for the second straight year as the top 10 men’s and women’s beach volleyball teams converge to crown the best of the 2018 FIVB World Tour. Summer Ross/Sara Hughes are the lone Americans among the field.