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Thursday is here and that means that we are into main draw action over in The Netherlands in this stop of the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. The HP Beach Open sees only one Canadian team remaining in this tournament and that is the women's team of Marie Andree Lessard and Annie Martin. As you would recall, they have direct entry into the main draw thanks to a wild card. Because this is just a regular open tournament and not a grand slam, the main draw is a double elimination format. Matches, results, and live streams below.
Canadians in the Main Draw
Women's Teams to Watch
Men's Teams to Watch
Matches, results and live streams after the jump.
The first day of finals from Aland, Finland on the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. We have the women's action up first on Saturday followed by men's on Sunday. This event appears to be the usual suspects once again rounding out the final four for the women and by looks of it, it will be that way for the men as well. Matches, brackets, results and live streams below:
Women's Semi Finals
|Talita-Antonelli||vs.||May-Treanor-Walsh||0-2 (20-22, 14-21)|
|Larissa-Juliana||vs.||Xue-Zhang Xi||1-2 (19-21, 21-17, 12-15)|
Men's Semi Finals
More scores, live streams and brackets after the jump.
The women's side of the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball World tour from Aland, Finland has reached the main draw phase of the competition. This being a regular open and not a grand slam, there will be no pool play and we will jump right into double elimination. The only Canadian women's team left in the tournament is the team of Elizabeth Maloney and Heather Bansley who had a direct entry into the main draw. Results, matches and live streams below.
|Nystrom-Nystrom||vs.||Bansley-Maloney||0-2 (15-21, 17-21)|
|Fendrick-Hanson||vs.||Lima-Vivian||1-2 (10-21, 22-20, 10-15)|
|Saka-Rtvelo||vs.||May-Treanor-Walsh||0-2 (19-21, 12-21)|
|Mashkova-Tsimbalova||vs.||Xue-Zhang Xi||0-2 (13-21, 10-21)|
Second round matches, results and live streams after the jump.
It's time for the finals in Austria on this part of the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. This being a dual gender event, the women arrive at the finals first and will complete their matches a day before the men. This post will provide the matches, brackets, scores and live streams for the women's finals.
Brackets, matches and live streams after the jump.
It's the first day of finals on the of the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Moscow. A very regular sighting in the final four, with three of last week's top four teams coming back for more. The powerhouse of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh who finished fifth last week in Gstaad are looking for some more hardware as they are in the semi final action. For live streams, results and brackets below
More brackets and live streaming video links after the jump.
After a week of competition, the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships from Rome, Italy will be coming to an end today with finals action from both the men's and women's side of the tournament. On the men's side we have an all Brazil final with Marcio Araujo-Ricardo facing Emanuel-Alison. The women's side of the tournament bring another rematch between rivals as Larissa-Juliana of Brazil face May-Treanor-Walsh of the United States. As always, we have the matches, brackets and live streams listed below for those interested.
|Xue-Zhang Xi||vs.||Klapalova-Hajeckova||Bronze Medal Match||10:35 a.m. EST|
|May-Treanor-Walsh||vs.||Larissa-Juliana||Gold Medal Match||1:15 p.m. EST|
|Plavins-Smedins, J.||vs.||Brink-Reckermann||Bronze Medal Match||11:35 a.m. EST|
|Marcio Araujo-Ricardo||vs.||Emanuel-Alison||Gold Medal Match||2:45 p.m. EST|
Brackets and live stream links after the jump.
Women's Main Draw Round One
Live streams after the jump.