The final stop on the King of the Court Crown Series tour hits Huntington Beach, California on Saturday with 20 men’s and 20 women’s teams competing.
The King of the Court Crown Series makes its third stop of the season in Waikiki, for a dual gender event, following men’s only events in Utrecht, Netherlands, and Antwerp, Belgium.
Eight women’s teams, including Spain’s Liliana/Elsa, remained after the first two eliminations rounds of the European Volleyball Championships on Thursday. Meanwhile, men’s pool play wrapped up.
Four of the five American women’s teams in the main draw won their opening pool play matches at the Gstaad Major on Wednesday.
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
Barbora Hermannova/Marketa Slukova gave the home crowd plenty to cheer about, claiming the Ostrava Four Star title in the Czech Republic. Spain’s Pablo Herrera/Adrian Gavira earned gold with a tiebreak win over Poland’s Piotr Kantor/Bartosz Losiak.
The semifinals are set for the Ostrava Four Star and the home crowd with have one team to cheer for on both the men’s and women’s sides in Ondrej Perusic/David Schweiner and Barbora Hermannova/Marketa Slukova.
Six of the eight men’s pool winners were crowned on Thursday before thunderstorm interrupted the action. Eight women’s pool winners punched their tickets to the second elimination round.
Itapema Four-Star Itapema, Brazil May 16-18, 2018 Schedule/Results The medal matches are set for Sunday morning with Brazilian teams vying…
Fourth-seeded Czech pair Barbora Hermannova/Marketa Slukova are the top remaining women’s duo heading into the Itapema quarterfinals after knocking out No. 1 Barbara/Fernanda of Brazil. On the men’s side, the top three seeds are in tact, led by Brazilians Evandro/Andre.