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Saturday, June 23, 2018
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Players: 10285 7753 18038
Tournaments: 1769 1349 3118
 
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Craig Plato 57
Antonio Babini 57
Sixto Jimenez 56
Kent Steffes 50
Patricia Lopez 49
Nathan Coonce 43
Valeri Aleksejev 42
Olga Filina 42
Tomislav Smuc 42
Andy Reichenbach 39
Jaroslav Pestak 39
Mario Silva 38
Jason Green 37
Danny Cook 37
Nikita Khanevski 35
Stanislav Eremin 33
Corinne Huck 33
Amanda Rouillard 31
Michael Leeb 30
Spencer McLachlin 30
Tamas Meszlenyi 28
Tea Vitasovic 28
Andrei Alecsandrut Florea 28
Felicia Menara 27
Hampus Randen 26
Molly Turner 22
Alina Demydova 21
Lidio Guedes 20
Georgia Coughlan 20
Chiara They 19
Vicente Dorguett 18
Olivia Bakos 16
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1974
Tom Chamales and Ron Von Hagen won the Parks & Rec Santa Barbara Sports and Arts Festival Open.  It was the 5th win for Tom Chamales, the 56th win for Ron Von Hagen, and the 4th win for the team.
In 1985
Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos won the AVP Club Sportswear Laguna Beach Open.  It was the 48th win for Sinjin Smith, the 24th win for Randy Stoklos, and the 23rd win for the team.
In 1985
Linda Hanley and Nina Matthies won the Parks & Rec Sea Squirts Doheny Beach Open.  It was the 19th win for Linda Hanley, the 28th win for Nina Matthies, and the 17th win for the team.
In 1991
Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos won the AVP Miller Lite Cape Cod Open.  It was the 131st win for Sinjin Smith, the 107th win for Randy Stoklos, and the 106th win for the team.
In 1991
Karolyn Kirby and Angela Rock won the WPVA Kahlua Manhattan Beach Open.  It was the 16th win for Karolyn Kirby, the 8th win for Angela Rock, and the 8th win for the team.
In 1996
Sandra Pires and Jackie Silva won the FIVB United States Open.  It was the 10th win for Sandra Pires, the 55th win for Jackie Silva, and the 10th win for the team.
In 1996
Karch Kiraly and Kent Steffes won the AVP Miller Lite Cleveland Open.  It was the 121st win for Karch Kiraly, the 82nd win for Kent Steffes, and the 71st win for the team.
In 1996
Jan Kvalheim and Bjorn Maaseide won the FIVB United States Open.  It was the 6th win for Jan Kvalheim, the 6th win for Bjorn Maaseide, and the 6th win for the team.
In 2001
Shelda Bede and Adriana Behar won the FIVB Swiss Open.  It was the 22nd win for Shelda Bede, the 22nd win for Adriana Behar, and the 22nd win for the team.
In 2002
Mariano Baracetti and Martin Conde won the FIVB Switzerland Open.  It was the 5th win for Mariano Baracetti, the 7th win for Martin Conde, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2005
Citing favoritism for the American players for signing a modified version of the player contract, players at the World Championships in Berlin went on strike, halting play for 95 minutes. FIVB President Dr. Rubén Acosta Hernandez met with the players and reached an agreement that favors the continued success of the SWATCH-FIVB World Tour and SWATCH-FIVB World Championships, powered by Smart, to further the growth of the sport. Three "major" items were agreed with the players, including the creation of Beach Volleyball Player's Commission for each gender. The commissions will be made up of seven players each and will meet at least once a year in Lausanne, Switzerland in a date to be determined.
In 2013
Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal won the FIVB smart Grand Slam Rome.  It was the 70th win for Phil Dalhausser, the 17th win for Sean Rosenthal, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2013
Talita Antunes and Taiana Lima won the FIVB smart Grand Slam Rome.  It was the 16th win for Talita Antunes, the 6th win for Taiana Lima, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2013
Gustavo "Guto" Carvalhaes and Allison Cittadin won the FIVB Jr/Youth Under 21 World Championships.  It was the 1st win for Gustavo "Guto" Carvalhaes, the 1st win for Allison Cittadin, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2013
Jagoda Gruszczynska and Katarzyna Kociolek won the FIVB Jr/Youth Under 21 World Championships.  It was the 3rd win for Jagoda Gruszczynska, the 4th win for Katarzyna Kociolek, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2013
Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter won the   Texas Championships.  It was the 2nd win for Josh Binstock, the 2nd win for Sam Schachter, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2013
Morgan Miller and Summer Ross won the   Texas Championships.  It was the 1st win for Morgan Miller, the 5th win for Summer Ross, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2018
Oscar Brandao and Luciano Ferreira won the FIVB Manavgat One Star.  It was the 2nd win for Oscar Brandao, the 2nd win for Luciano Ferreira, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2018
Satono Ishitsubo and Asami Shiba won the FIVB Manavgat One Star.  It was the 1st win for Satono Ishitsubo, the 1st win for Asami Shiba, and the 1st win for the team.
 
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6/23/2018
Big wins propel Herrera and Gavira into Ostrava semis
Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 23, 2018 – Pablo Herrera Allepuz and Adrian Gavira Collado of Spain will play against Konstantin Semenov and Ilya Leshukov of Russia in one of the men’s semifinals at the Ostrava four-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
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One home team per gender still in contention for Ostrava semifinals
Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 23, 2018 – Rounds 2 and 3 of single elimination at the four-star Ostrava stop on the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour are to take place on Saturday to determine the best four teams in each gender, which will battle it out for the medals on Sunday.
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Semenov’s return to beach volleyball going well
Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 23, 2018 – Two-time Olympian Konstantin Semenov is enjoying his second life as a beach volleyballer.
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Seven countries seek Singapore gold
Sentosa, Singapore, June 23, 2018 - Women’s teams from Germany, Japan and Sweden and men’s duos from China, Estonia, Indonesia and Slovenia will compete here Sunday for the podium positions after each Beach Volleyball pairs won quarter-final matches Saturday at the US$50,000 Singapore Open presented by Neo Group.
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One home team per gender still in contention for Ostrava semifinals
Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 23, 2018 – Rounds 2 and 3 of single elimination at the four-star Ostrava stop on the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour are to take place on Saturday to determine the best four teams in each gender, which will battle it out for the medals on Sunday.
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6/22/2018
Race for the medals heats up at 1-Star Manavgat Open
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 22, 2018 - Teams from the Netherlands, Brazil, Denmark and Spain will play for the medals in the men’s competition at the 1-Star event in Manavgat on Saturday.
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Hughes and Ross win all-American nail-biter on way to Ostrava last 16
Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 22, 2018 – After many exciting battles on the four sand courts in Ostrava on Friday, the last 16 per gender at the four-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour have emerged.
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Russian Olympians lead Singapore Open women’s field
Sentosa, Singapore, June 22, 2018 - Led by two-time Russian Olympians Ekaterina Birlova/Evgeniya Ukolova, six women’s pairs claimed pool play titles here Friday to advance to the elimination rounds unbeaten in the US$50,000 Singapore Open presented by Neo Group.
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Hasegawa and Futami - aiming at Tokyo, but enjoying the trip
Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 22, 2018 – After a few weeks away from the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, Japan’s Azusa Futami and Akiko Hasegawa reappeared at the Ostrava four-star stop and have won three matches while enjoying the unique setting of the Lower Vitkovice industrial heritage site during their first ever visit to the Czech Republic.
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1-Star Manavgat Open in full swing
Lausanne, Switzerland, June 21, 2018 – The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 1-Star event in Manavgat, Turkey continued on Thursday with a full schedule for the pool stage of the main draw and many clear results in the women’s competition, where only three matches ended in the third set.
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Ostrava last 16 to be completed on Friday
Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 22, 2018 – Main draw action at the four-star Ostrava stop on the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour resumes on Friday with the two rained off matches from Thursday evening scheduled to open the competition day.
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6/21/2018
Men’s top seeds upset while German qualifiers keep on winning at Ostrava
Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 21, 2018 – The first batch of teams, who qualified directly to the second single-elimination round at the Ostrava four-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, emerged on Thursday, with the exception of two men’s pool winners, whose matches were interrupted by sudden thunderstorms and postponed for Friday.
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Youngest world champ teams up with legendary Alison en route to Tokyo 2020
Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 21, 2018 – The reigning world champion of men’s beach volleyball, Andre Loyola Stein of Brazil, played his first official match with his new partner, reigning Olympic champion Alison Cerutti, as main draw action at the Ostrava four-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour got underway on Thursday.
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Canadian and Japanese pairs lead Singapore qualifying
Sentosa, Singapore, June 21, 2018 - Two teams each from Canada and Japan won two qualifying matches each here Thursday to lead 12 men’s and women’s pairs from 10 countries in advancing to the Main Draw rounds at the US$50,000 Singapore Open presented by Neo Group.
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Ostrava main draw action underway
Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 21, 2018 – The unique venue of the Lower Vitkovice industrial heritage site is all set for the main draw action of the four-star Ostrava stop on the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour starting at 9.00 local time on four courts with 128 players eager to battle it out for their share of the $300,000 prize money and beach honours on Czech sand.
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6/20/2018
All set for Main Draw of Manavgat Open after completion of qualification round
Manavgat, Turkey, June 20, 2018 - After two rounds of qualifications, eight teams – four per gender, including two from Belgium and another two from Japan – qualified for the Main Draw of the Manavgat 1-Star FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event which takes place from Wednesday to Saturday in Turkey.
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Spectacular tie-breakers pave way to Ostrava main draw
Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 20, 2018 – After numerous spectacular three-set matches, the main draw line-ups for the Ostrava four-star stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour are now complete as eight pairs per gender emerged from Wednesday’s qualifications
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Dates Tour Tournament Gender Purse
Jun 20-23, 2018 FIVB Manavgat One Star, Turkey M € 5,000
Jun 20-23, 2018 FIVB Manavgat One Star, Turkey W € 5,000
Jun 20-24, 2018 FIVB Ostrava Four Star, Czech Republic M US$150,000
Jun 20-24, 2018 FIVB Ostrava Four Star, Czech Republic W US$150,000
Jun 21-24, 2018 AVP AVP Seattle M $75,000
Jun 21-24, 2018 AVP AVP Seattle W $75,000
Jun 21-24, 2018 FIVB Singapore Open presented by Neo Group, Sentosa M US$25,000
Jun 21-24, 2018 FIVB Singapore Open presented by Neo Group, Sentosa W US$25,000
Jun 27-Jul 1, 2018 FIVB Poland Four Star, Warsaw M US$150,000
Jun 27-Jul 1, 2018 FIVB Poland Four Star, Warsaw W US$150,000
Jul 4-8, 2018 FIVB Espinho Four Star, Portugal M US$150,000
Jul 4-8, 2018 FIVB Espinho Four Star, Portugal W US$150,000
Jul 5-8, 2018 AVP AVP San Francisco M&W $150,000
Jul 5-8, 2018 FIVB Anapa One Star, Russia M € 10,000
Jul 5-8, 2018 FIVB Anapa One Star, Russia W € 10,000
Jul 5-7, 2018 FIVB Porec One Star, Croatia M € 5,000
Jul 5-8, 2018 FIVB Porec One Star, Croatia W € 5,000
Jul 10-15, 2018 FIVB Gstaad Major, Switzerland M US$300,000
Jul 10-15, 2018 FIVB Gstaad Major, Switzerland W US$300,000
Jul 10-15, 2018 FIVB Age Group WC Under 19 World Championships, Nanjing, China M US$
Jul 10-15, 2018 FIVB Age Group WC Under 19 World Championships, Nanjing, China W US$
Jul 12-15, 2018 CEV Jr/Youth U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship, Anapa, Russia M
Jul 12-15, 2018 CEV Jr/Youth U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship, Anapa, Russia W
Jul 12-15, 2018 FIVB Daegu One Star, Korea W US$10,000
Jul 16-22, 2018 CEV 2018 CEV Beach Volleyball European Championship - The Netherlands, The Hague M € 100,000
Jul 16-22, 2018 CEV 2018 CEV Beach Volleyball European Championship - The Netherlands, The Hague W € 100,000
Jul 18-22, 2018 FIVB Haiyang Three Star, China M US$75,000
Jul 18-22, 2018 FIVB Haiyang Three Star, China W US$75,000
Jul 18-21, 2018 FIVB Ulsan One Star, Korea W US$10,000



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