Samoilovs/Plavins, Bansley/Wilkerson Take Inaugural p1440 Titles
When three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings founded the p1440 beach volleyball tour/concert series and health and wellness event, she had hopes for an international event featuring the best in the world. In the end, two international teams – Canada’s Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson and Latvia’s Aleksandrs Samoilovs/Martins Plavins won the inaugural titles in San Jose on Sunday.
P1440 Opens 2018 Tour with San Jose Invitational
The on-court competition field is set, the live musical lineup is ready to take the stage and the health, wellness, training and activity slate is packed with opportunities for engagement at the San Jose Invitational, the opening stop on three-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings’ P1440 Tour.
#9 Bomgren/Schalk, #10 Howard/Reeves Make AVP Chicago Winners Final 4
Opening day in the main draw the AVP Championships in Chicago was riddled with upsets and saw ninth-seeded Tim Bomgren/Chaim Schalk and No. 10 Brittany Howard/Kelly Reeves advance to the winner’s bracket final four.
16 Teams Earn Spots in AVP Chicago Main Draw after Qualifying
Sixty-four men’s teams and 36 women’s faced off in Thursday’s qualifying bracket trying to earn a spot in the AVP Chicago main draw. At the end of the day, Sarah Sponcil/Terese Cannon moved on in their first tournament together and Bruno Amorim/Skylar del Sol were the lone men’s team to make it through in straight sets.
Tri Bourne Makes Return After 18 Months Off at AVP Manhattan Beach
Friday’s AVP Manhattan Beach Open slate marked the return of Tri Bourne, after an 18-month battle with an autoimmune disorder, and also saw the top three seeds in the men’s and women’s brackets stay alive in the winner’s bracket. The No. 5 seeds on both sides also picked up three wins each.
Matt Prosser’s Return, David Lee’s Beach Debut Highlight AVP Qualifier
Eight men’s teams and eight women’s teams played their way through qualifying en route to spots in the main draw of the AVP Manhattan Beach Open on Thursday.
Six AVP Hermosa Beach Qualifiers Earn Opening Round Main Draw Wins
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Top 4 Men, Top 3 Women Left Among AVP Seattle Winner’s Bracket
Action began at the Seattle Open with qualifiers on Thursday and four teams of each gender moving on to Friday’s main draw. At the end of Friday, the top four men’s seeds and top three women’s remain in the winner’s bracket.
Eight Teams Move on To AVP New York Open Main Draw
In a stacked qualifying pool, only four teams per gender advanced through Thursday’s matches into the main draw. Seeds 2, 3, 5 and 9 made it through on the women’s side, while No. 1 qualifier Melissa Humana-Paredes/Sarah Pavan were knocked out. On the men’s side, seeds 1, 2, 4 and 6 advanced, including top seed Ty Loomis/Piotr Marciniak.
Americans Carico/Dykstra, Budinger/Rosenthal On To Lucerne Main Draw
Eight men’s and eight women’s pairs fought through two qualifying rounds to earn berths to the Lucerne Three-Star 32-team main draw on Wednesday. Among those moving on were Americans Lane Carico/Lara Dykstra and Chase Budinger/Sean Rosenthal.