World Championships World Tour Open U23 World Championships U21 World Championships U19 World Championships U17 World Championships Continental Cup Challengers and Satellites Exhibitions/Country v. Country Archives
GlobalWorld Tour Grand Slams 2014World Tour Opens 2014National Tours
NF Entry Rankings    - Men    - Women FIVB Season Ranking    - Men    - Women Technical Rankings    Teams - Men    Teams - Women    Players - Men    Players - Women
Beach Volleyball historyFIVB official Rules of the GameGlossary
BVB InfoPersonal Plus - Dancers
Sports Regulations Handbook 2014 Handbook 2014 (Age Group WCHS) World Tour Branding Kit Open Branding Kit 2014 Media Guide E-Book
Contact l RSS RSS Facebook Twitter YouTube l Login
FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL NEWS

Germans eye chance to take control of pool

 
Jonathan Erdmann (right) can make it two wins from two when he and Kay Matysik return to the court on Wednesday
Stare Jablonki, Poland, July 2, 2013 – German duo Jonathan Erdmann and Kay Matysik will be aiming to seize control of pool H when the men’s tournament at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships Mazury 2013 resumes on Wednesday. 

They beat Argentina’s Pablo Bianchi and Facundo Del Coto 2-0 (21-11, 21-14) and know that if they can defeat Venezuela’s Igor Hernandez and Jesus Villafane, who enjoyed a victory over USA’s Todd Rogers and Ryan Doherty that they will be top of their pool with one match remaining. 

Brazilian pair Evandro Goncalves and Vitor Felipe have a similar opportunity when they meet Spain’s Adrian Gavira and Pablo Herrera after they upset fellow Brazilians Pedro Salgado and Bruno Oscar Schmidt, the fifth seeds. 

However, Gavira and Herrera will be seeking a second victory themselves, while Pedro and Bruno will be out to get their campaign started against The Netherlands’ Michiel van Dorsten and Tim Oude Elferink.

The USA’s leading team Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal meanwhile will seek to maintain the momentum of their opening win against Mexico’s Juan Virgen and Lombardo Ontiveros, when they play Sebastian Chevallier and Mats Kovatsch of Switzerland. 

The men’s competition continues on Wednesday with another round of pool play. After the final round on Thursday 32 teams, the first and second ranked in each pool and the top eight third ranked teams, advance to the elimination phase. The semifinals and medal matches are scheduled for Sunday. The women’s competition is one day ahead and concludes on Saturday.

FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships Tournament Page
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships Women's Schedule
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships Men's Schedule
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships Women's Entry List
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships Men's Entry List


Download highresolution

| More

OTHER BEACH VOLLEYBALL NEWS

Other news