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.
Seeds 1, 2, 3 and 5 picked up two wins a piece to move on to the AVP New York Gold Series quarterfinals on both the men’s and women’s sides.
The first day of the AVP Tour stop in Seattle has ended with the top-four seed of the tournament winning all matches on the men’s side of the tournament, while the #1, #2 and #4 seeds advanced on the women’s side.
The qualification round of the AVP Tour stop in Seattle has concluded, with four teams from each gender moving on to the main draw of the tournament.
The opening round of the AVP New York Gold Series stop has concluded with a few shake-ups occurring in the first matches of the day on the men’s side, while the women’s side remained fairly consistent throughout the day, with a near top-four showdown in the first elimination rounds.
Much like the FIVB’s new star rating system for their tournaments, the AVP has added a new elevated beach volleyball series into their line-up called the Gold Series.
Top qualifier Ed Ratledge and Eric Zaun made it through, while No. 2 seed Aurora Davis and Bree Scarbrough led the way through the women’s qualification rounds.
2008 Olympic gold medalist Reid Priddy completed his first AVP Tour experience on Thursday.