WATCH LIVE: Women’s Pool Play, Men’s Knockouts at Las Vegas Four Star
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.
Stockman/Larsen, Flint/Day Win in Tiebreak in Vegas Open Main Draw
Just three of the 16 women’s main draw matches went the distance on Thursday with Latvia’s Anastasija Kravcenoka/Tina Graudina and Americans Emily Stockman/Kelley Larsen and Betsi Flint/Emily Day coming out victorious.
WATCH LIVE: Hughes/Ross, Klineman/Ross in Yangzhou Medal Matches
Americans Alix Klineman/April Ross will go for their first FIVB title as a pairing since winning the Hague Four Star in January against Brazil’s Ana Patricia/Rebecca on Saturday night. Americans Sara Hughes/Summer Ross will be playing for bronze.
Klineman/Ross Top Walsh Jennings/Claes En Route to Yangzhou Finals
Americans Alix Klineman/April Ross and Brazil’s Ana Patricia Silva Ramos/Rebecca Cavalacanti Barbosa Silva made their way to the Yangzhou Four Star title match with three wins apiece on Saturday.
Five American Pairs Among Women’s Top 16 in Yangzhou
Five American women’s teams are among the final 16 at the Yangzou Four Star. The marquee matchup of Saturday’s Round 2 with pit former partners Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross against each other with a spot in the quarterfinals on the line.
20-Year Old Brazilian Duda Named Top Women’s Player on 2018 World Tour
Eduarda “Duda” Lisboa is the 2018 FIVB World Tour Most Outstanding Player
Gold for Latvia and Russia at Euro Beach Volley U22
The president of Latvia, Raimonds Vejonis, celebrated on the stands as his fellow countrymen performed greatly during the 2018 Euro Beach Volley U22 Tournament
Two of Top 10 Seeds Out After Women’s Pool Play in Vienna
After pool play, No. 2 seed Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson of Canada and No. 8 Katharina Schutzenhofer/Lena Plesiutschnig of Austria are out of the competition after going 0-2 in their respective pools. Americans Kelly Claes/Brittany Hochevar and Lauren Fendrick/Sarah Sponcil won their respective pool titles.
Larsen/Stockman, Fendrick/Sponcil Qualify for Vienna Major Main Draw
Americans Kelley Larsen/Emily Stockman and Lauren Fendrick/Sarah Sponcil are on the Vienna main draw after qualification wins on Tuesday. The pair round out the 32-team field alongside six other qualifiers.