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Monday, May 25, 2015
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Players: 8966 6581 15547
Tournaments: 1590 1164 2754
 
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Ediz Lik 50
Cheri Fitzner 45
Cesar Arguedas 45
Patrick Amihere 43
Ramamoorthy S 42
Molly Sims 42
Thomas Oley 42
Lisa Marshall 41
Claudia Pica 41
Marcelo Araya 41
Affonso Canedo 40
Eneogwe Victor Chibunna 39
Tatsuo Yamamoto 39
Jonathan Berkey 38
Chan Shui Sum 35
Zuzana Horackova 34
Danielle Bauer 34
Logan Tom 34
Blake Orlov 33
Dave Quinn 33
Alexandr Babichev 32
Christoph Tacke 32
Assina Camara 30
Nathiya S 29
Sara Thomas 29
Yannick Pirali 28
Dries Koekelkoren 27
Britta Buthe 27
Leonid Gritsay 25
Idrissou Issoufou Hama 25
Boris Kempa 24
John Hamilton 22
Sarah Dovogja 22
Elena Chimisanas 22
Marzena Kedzior 22
Romain Di Giantommaso 21
Louiza Bayou 21
Bogdan Nan 20
Jannik Reimann 20
Ines Castro 16
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1975
Tom Chamales and Ron Von Hagen won the Parks & Rec Santa Cruz Open.  It was the 11th win for Tom Chamales, the 60th win for Ron Von Hagen, and the 7th win for the team.
In 1980
Matt Gage and Jim Menges won the Parks & Rec Santa Cruz Open.  It was the 22nd win for Matt Gage, the 41st win for Jim Menges, and the 5th win for the team.
In 1986
Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos won the AVP Jose Cuervo Fort Lauderdale Open.  It was the 55th win for Sinjin Smith, the 31st win for Randy Stoklos, and the 30th win for the team.
In 1986
Linda Hanley and Nina Matthies won the AVP Jose Cuervo Fort Lauderdale Open.  It was the 24th win for Linda Hanley, the 33rd win for Nina Matthies, and the 22nd win for the team.
In 1997
Jose Loiola and Kent Steffes won the AVP San Antonio Open.  It was the 19th win for Jose Loiola, the 92nd win for Kent Steffes, and the 6th win for the team.
In 2008
Kay Matysik and Stefan Uhmann won the CEV Swiss Masters.  It was the 3rd win for Kay Matysik, the 3rd win for Stefan Uhmann, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2008
Vasiliki Arvaniti and Vasso Karadassiou won the CEV Swiss Masters.  It was the 9th win for Vasiliki Arvaniti, the 10th win for Vasso Karadassiou, and the 8th win for the team.
In 2008
Juliana Felisberta and Larissa Franca won the FIVB Keihan/SMFG Japan Open.  It was the 23rd win for Juliana Felisberta, the 22nd win for Larissa Franca, and the 22nd win for the team.
In 2008
Reinder Nummerdor and Richard Schuil won the FIVB VIP Open.  It was the 4th win for Reinder Nummerdor, the 4th win for Richard Schuil, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2013
Madelein Meppelink and Sophie van Gestel won the FIVB Corrientes Grand Slam.  It was the 2nd win for Madelein Meppelink, the 2nd win for Sophie van Gestel, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2014
Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova won the FIVB Prague Open.  It was the 3rd win for Kristyna Kolocova, the 3rd win for Marketa Slukova, and the 3rd win for the team.
 
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5/25/2015
2015 FIVB World Tour update after women’s FIVB Prague Open
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 25, 2015 — After visiting the Czech Republic for the only time in 2015, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) will see its 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour continue in Russia this week with the US$800,000 FIVB Moscow Grand Slam, the first of five double-gender grand slams on the 2015 competition calendar. Round 3 of the 2015 FIVB World Tour, held last week, was the FIVB Prague Open, the lone women’s only event in 2015.
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5/24/2015
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Russia for FIVB Moscow Grand Slam
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 24, 2015 — Following last week’s lone women’s only event on its 2015 calendar, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) travels from the Czech Republic to Russia as 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour continues this week for the US$800,000 Moscow Grand Slam, the first of five double-gender grand slams on this year’s schedule.
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Brazilians Agatha & Seixas Top Prague Podium
Prague, Czech Republic, May 24, 2015 - After finishing a “disappointing” 25th in their last FIVB World Tour start last September where they were ousted for the Brazilian Grand Slam by their opponent in Sunday gold medal match, Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas gained redemption in the finals of the US$75,000 Prague Open on the sands of Stvanice Stadium.
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Ingrosso twins crown with gold fabulous run at Jurmala Masters
Jurmala, Latvia, May 24, 2015. Italy’s tandems continue to leave their mark on this year’s Beach Volleyball season. Last Sunday Alex Ranghieri/Marco Caminati had topped the charts of the FIVB World Tour Open in Lucerne and seven days later twins Matteo and Paolo Ingrosso have come out on top at the end of the Jurmala Masters, the first stop of the 2015 CEV Beach Volleyball European Championship.
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“May Special” for Agatha & Seixas
Prague, Czech Republic, May 24, 2015 - The month of May could be “special” again for Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas as the Brazilians will be seeking their second FIVB World Tour gold medal together here Sunday afternoon after defeating compatriots Carolina and Maria Clara Salgado in the first Prague Open semi-final match.
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5/23/2015
Samoilovs/Smedins claim Latvian derby to make Jurmala Masters semis
Jurmala, Latvia, May 23, 2015. The Jurmala Masters – first stop of this year’s CEV Beach Volleyball European Championship – continued on Saturday on Majori beach with CEV President André Meyer being also in attendance.
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Canadians Would-be Spoilers, but Eduarda Special
Prague, Czech Republic, May 23, 2015 - With Brazil guaranteed to net two Prague Open medals, it will be up to Canadians to be the “spoilers” of a potential FIVB World Tour podium sweep for the South Americans as Heather Bansley and Sarah Pavan can prevent a “Samba” routine Sunday on the sands of Stvanice Stadium.
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Brazilians Seek Prague Open Podium Sweep
Prague, Czech Republic, May 23, 2015 - Another podium sweep for Brazil on the FIVB World Tour is in the making as three women’s teams from the South American country captured opening elimination matches here Saturday at this week’s international Beach Volleyball event in the Czech Republic capital on the sands of Stvanice Stadium.
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5/22/2015
Group to serve up first telecast of 2015 AVP Tour Tuesday at 9PM EST
Costa Mesa, Calif. – May 22, 2015 – The AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) Pro Beach Volleyball Tour and NBC Sports Group will present the AVP New Orleans Open, the first AVP Tour telecast of the 2015 season, this Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
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