The American women went 6-0 in Day 1 of pool play at the Yangzhou Four Star, while Ryan Doherty/Billy Allen were among the pool title winners on the men’s side at the Yangzhou Four Star on Thursday.
Marco Grimalt/Esteban Grimalt of Chile earned their first FIVB World Tour podium finish, while Germans Teresa Mersmann/Cinja Tillman posted a trio of sweeps on Sunday to earn their second tour title.
The Tokyo Three Star semifinals and podium matches are set to begin at 10 p.m. ET Saturday and will be streamed live on the FIVB YouTube channel. Americans Casey Patterson/Stafford Slick will vie for the bronze at midnight ET.
The podium matches are set for the men’s Tokyo Three Star, while the women’s first of the women’s semifinalists was decided. Team USA’s Casey Patterson/Stafford Slick will vie for bronze, while Lauren Fendrick/Sarah Sponcil are in the women’s quarterfinals.
Americans Betsi Flint/Emily Day and Lauren Fendrick/Sarah Sponcil and three Japanese duos are among 16 women’s teams left at the Tokyo Three Star. Meanwhile, Team USA’s Casey Patterson/Stafford Slick remain among the final eight on the men’s side.
OMAN ONE-STAR March 14-17, 2018 Millennium Resort Mussanah; Muscat, Oman Schedule/Results Germans Philipp Arne Bergmann and Yannick Harms won the…
Nouh Al-Jalbubi/Mazin Alhashmi (Oman) join pool winners Tiziano Andreatta/Andrea Abbiati (Italy), Rahman Raoufi/Haman Salemiinjehboroun (Iran), and Philipp Arne Bergmann/Yannick Harms (Germany) in Saturday’s Oman One-Star semifinals.
The four pool winners – Rahman Raoufi/Haman Salemiinjehboroun (Iran), Philipp Arne Bergmann/Yannick Harms (Germany) and qualifiers Aghamohammad Salagh/Abolhamed Mirzaali (Iran) and Tiziano Andreatta/Andrea Abbiati (Italy) – earn automatic berths to the quarterfinals, scheduled for Friday afternoon.