Teams from seven different countries make up the men’s quarterfinal field with top seeded Taylor Crabb/Jake Gibb and qualifiers Tri Bourne/Trevor Crabb highlighting the field. Both American pairs won their respective pools and claimed their spot in the quarters with tiebreak victories in Round 2.
Women’s pool play continues on Friday with all 32 teams in action. First up, beginning at noon ET are the pool title matches, including three American pairs. Mens action begins at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Top seeded Americans Taylor Crabb/Jake Gibb and No. 19 Trevor Crabb/Tri Bourne are among eight pool title winners to earn a free pass to the second elimination round. Qualifiers Crabb/Bourne knocked off No. 3 Pablo Herrera/Adrian Gavira in straight sets to claim Pool C.
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.
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.
Americans April Ross/Alix Klineman and Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena wrapped up the 2018 AVP season with first place finishes at the Hawaii Invitational, for the $20,000 top prize and the fourth AVP crown of the year for both duos.
The semifinals are set for the Hawaii Invitational with three American pairs joining Brazilians Agatha/Duda on the women’s side. Brazilians Saymon/Guto and Dutch pair Brouwer Meeuwsen along with Dalhausser/Lucena and Bourne/Grabb will vie for the men’s title.
King of the Court Crown Series – Waikiki Sept. 14, 2018 Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Fort DeRussy; Waikiki, Hawaii The first…
The men played just one round of qualifying matches at the Vienna Major on Tuesday with the action set to wrap up on Wednesday. Round 2 will feature an all-American pairing and an all-Swiss matchup among eight contests.