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.
Italians Marta Menegatti/Viktoria Orsi Toth won their first tournament together since July 2016, while Russians Maksim Hudyakov/Ruslan Bykanov earned their second title of the season at the Agadir Two Star.
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.
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.
LANGKAWI ONE-STAR April 26-29, 2018 Schedule/Results It was a historical day at the Langkawi One-Star as Austrian men’s duo Simon…
The semifinals are set for the Langkawi One-Star with teams from Austria, Germany, Russia and Thailand still in line for a podium spot on the men’s side.
Second seeded American duo Summer Ross and Brooke Sweat and fourth-seeded Lauren Fendrick and Nicole Branagh and are on to the quarterfinals, while the story on the men’s side is Dutch qualifiers Dirk Boehle and Steven Van de Velde who also moved on.
April Ross and Kelly Claes lost in the main draw on Thursday, while fellow Americans Lauren Fendrick and Nicole Branagh, Emily Day and Brittany Hochevar, and Summer Ross and Brooke Sweat fared better with straight-set wins
China’s Shuhui Wen and Xinyi Xia, Lithuania’s Ieva Dumbauskaite and Monika Poviliatyte, Czech Republic’s Martina Bonnerova and Sarka Nakladalova and Americans Kelly Larsen and Betsi Flint advanced through the first three rounds to Sunday’s semifinals.
After two days of play at the Malaysia Open in Langkawi, Cuba’s Nivaldo Diaz and Sergio Gonzalez and the U.S.’s…