FIVB/P1440 Las Vegas Open Las Vegas Festival Grounds; Las Vegas, Nevada Oct. 15-21, 2018 Schedule/Results Watch Live: Men; Women Watch…
No. 5 seed Konstantin Semenov/Ilya Leshukov of Russia rallied after dropping the first set to claim the Yangzhou Four Star men’s gold in tiebreak on Sunday.
Viacheslav Krasilnikov/Oleg Stoyanovskiy are looking for their second podium finish of 2018, while Konstantin Semenov/Ilya Leshukov are aiming for their second title of the year, following a win at the Mersin Three Star in May.
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.
The AVP Hawaii Invitational, the final stop on the 2018 tour, is just days away and the field has been set. Eight teams per gender, including both reigning FIVB World Tour Finals champs, with vie for the title in the double-elimination two-day affair.
Top international teams will compete in four iconic beach volleyball locations around the world for the King of the Court tiel, and with a total prize purse of US$ 450,000 and a new highly-coveted title at stake, play will be fast and furious.
One hundred forty eight men’s and women’s teams from 23 countries are set to desend on Surf City for the first FIVB/AVP hybrid event, the Huntington Beach Open, a four-star international affair beginning Tuesday.
Three American women’s pair made the Xiamen quarterfinals, but only No. 23 seed Kelly Claes/Brittany Hochevar, who are playing in their first tournament together, remained standing as the Final Four was set. On the men’s side, Russians Viacheslav Krasilnikov/Nikita Liamin will face countryen Oleg Stoyanovskiy/Igor Velichko for the gold Sunday morning.
Three American teams, 10 of Top 15 seeds will play in the Xiamen Round of 16 on the women’s side, while three Brazilians duos, 11 of Top 15 will be in action on men’s side in Xiamen.
The group talked about the many tournaments in Brazil which help build the elite culture, the dedication of the athletes and their country’s love for the sport in general.