The teams have been announced for the upcoming event in Long Beach Presidents Cup, that will be hosted by the FIVB from July 12-16. The tournament will host eight USA teams, per gender, with them facing some of the top-eight international teams in the games.
Jake Gibb and Taylor Crabb have taken the men’s side of the AVP Tour stop in New York City. The two overcame Billy Allen and Stafford Slick in two sets for the final match of the tournament.
The men’s semifinals have concluded, moving two teams into the finals, with a new champion on the 2017 AVP Tour to be crowned. Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena forfeited their elimination round match yesterday, moving them out of the tournament and out of contention of a third AVP Tour gold medal.
There will be a new men’s champion at the AVP Tour event in New York City, as Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena forfeited their first elimination match, giving the easy win to Theo Brunner and Casey Patterson. On the women’s side of things, the previous winners both moved onto the semifinal round.
The opening round of the AVP New York Gold Series stop has concluded with a few shake-ups occurring in the first matches of the day on the men’s side, while the women’s side remained fairly consistent throughout the day, with a near top-four showdown in the first elimination rounds.
Much like the FIVB’s new star rating system for their tournaments, the AVP has added a new elevated beach volleyball series into their line-up called the Gold Series.
16 teams move on to the main draw of the FIVB World Tour event in Moscow, with eight men’s and eight women’s team advancing.
The FIVB World Tour event in Moscow began today with five country quota matches for pairs from Brazil and the United States.
Top seeded Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena never faltered, winning the Austin Open with a 21-17, 21-16 victory over No. 2 seed Trevor Crabb and Sean Rosenthal Sunday afternoon.
The top four men’s seeds advanced to the semifinals of the Austin Open, while seeds No. 2, 3, 4 and 9 will vie for podium spots on the women’s side.