2017 AVP TOUR – HUNTINGTON BEACH OPEN
- May 4th-7th, 2017
- Huntington Beach, California
- Stop 1 of 8
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Top seeded Emily Day and Brittany Hochevar cruised to the AVP Huntington Beach Open title with a 21-13, 21-19 win over No. 6 seed Betsi Flint and Kelley Larsen Sunday afternoon. Day/Hochevar lost just one set in the tournament, set two of the team’s quarterfinal match with fourth-seeded Lane Carico and Lauren Fendrick.
.@EmDay6 & @britthochevar are named #AVP2017 Huntington Beach Open Champs after defeating Larsen/Flint, 21-13 & 21-19. #AVPStrong pic.twitter.com/kv7miEIhNY
— The AVP (@avpbeach) May 8, 2017
Day and Hochevar swept No. 2 seed Whitney Pavlik and April Ross 23-21, 21-14 in the semifinals Sunday morning. The Huntington Beach title is the first for the pair since the AVP Manhattan Beach Open last year.
Flint and Larsen, who were runner-up at the 2016 AVP Championships, downed No. 3 seed Angela Bensend and Geena Urango (21-15, 21-14) and Pavlik/Ross (21-7, 21-19) to make the semifinals. The pair then defeated Carico/Fendrick (21-17, 21-13) to earn the finals berth.
The next stop on the AVP Tour is the Austin Open, May 18-21.
Emily Day/Brittany Hochevar def. Whitney Pavlik/April Ross 23-21, 21-14
Betsi Flint/Kelley Larsen def. Lane Carico/Lauren Fendrick 21-17, 21-13
Day/Hochevar def. Flint/Larsen 21-13, 21-19