No one goes undefeated in Pool C as the Netherland’s Madelein Meppelink and Sophie van Gestel upset Agatha Bednarczuk/Eduarda ‘Duda’ Santos Lisboa in straight sets 2-0, (21-19, 21-15) on Santos’ 19th birthday.
After a strenuous first set win, followed by a second set loss, Brazil #3 seeded Agatha Bednarczuk/Eduarda ‘Duda’ Santos Lisboa took defeated Canada’s Julie Gordon/Camille Saxton in three.
The second day of the Long Beach President’s Cup has concluded with the women have completed their preliminary rounds and quarterfinal play, having the semifinals set to be played on July 15. The men will finish up quarterfinal play on July 15 the proceed to their semifinal and finals play on July 16.
The first day of pool play has concluded at the FIVB Long Beach Presidents Cup, with Americans facing Americans and international squads facing one another.
With the 2017 World Beach Championships coming up later this month in Vienna, Austria, it is time to look at the pools and how the teams compare to each other.
Based on the current points standings, the FIVB has announced the pre-draw placement for the men’s and women’s teams competing at the Beach World Championships in Vienna next month.
The teams have been announced for the upcoming event in Long Beach Presidents Cup, that will be hosted by the FIVB from July 12-16. The tournament will host eight USA teams, per gender, with them facing some of the top-eight international teams in the games.
The FIVB World Tour makes a quick return to The Hague in the Netherlands for a three-star event from June 14-18.
The end of day one at the FIVB World Tour event in Rio has come to a close, with Olympic contenders and champions remaining in the competition, despite some close calls.
Karla Borger and Margareta Anna Kozuch topped 2016 Olympic champs Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst to earn a semifinal bid at the 2017 Smart Beach Tour in Germany.