Stafford Slick and Billy Allen are the 2017 AVP Seattle Open champions after knocking off fellow Americans Trevor Crabb and Sean Rosenthal in a three-set battle.
Stafford Slick (above) and Billy Allen advanced to their 2nd-straight AVP Tour final with a 2-0 win on Saturday.
The first day of the AVP Tour stop in Seattle has ended with the top-four seed of the tournament winning all matches on the men’s side of the tournament, while the #1, #2 and #4 seeds advanced on the women’s side.
The qualification round of the AVP Tour stop in Seattle has concluded, with four teams from each gender moving on to the main draw of the tournament.
The AVP Tour returns following the Gold Series event in New York, with a stop on the other side of the country in Seattle. The event will be held at Lake Sammamish State Park from June 22-25.
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“We are competitors now. She’s on a different team now, and I’m on a different team,” said Ross.
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.
After their first AVP Tour tournament together, April Ross and Lauren Fendrick have earned the gold medal prize at the New York City event.
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.
The semifinal round of the AVP Tour stop in New York City has concluded with Summer Ross and Brooke Sweat to face Lauren Fendrick and April Ross in the finals.
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.
The AVP Tour is continuing with an event in New York City, the third on the tour and the first of the Gold Series events for the year.
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.
The AVP event in Austin, Texas concluded a few weeks ago, with Whitney Pavlik/April Ross and Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena taking the titles.
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