FIVB World Tour 2014

  • Xiamen Open, China


    7 - 11 October


    Semifinals:


    Krou-Rowlandson (FRA) - Barsouk-Lyamin (RUS) 2-1 (15-21, 21-17, 15-13)
    Brunner-Mayer (USA) - Marco-Garcia (ESP) 0-2 (18-21, 19-21)


    Bronze medal match:


    Barsouk-Lyamin (RUS) - Brunner-Mayer (USA) 2-0 (21-18, 21-15)


    Final:


    Krou-Rowlandson (FRA) - Marco-Garcia (ESP) 2-1 (22-20, 19-21, 15-12)

  • It's been surely more than 12 years since France last got World Tour gold. Three former and recent indoor volleyball players made it to the semis in the absence of most of the Tour's favourites - Nikita Lyamin (Russia), Theodore Brunner (USA), Edouard Rowlandson (France). Teams from China, Greece and Turkey (Zhang-Li, Ha-Bao, Kotsilianos-Zoupanis and Gögtepe-Giginoglu) with quarterfinal berths in Xiamen.

  • Parana Open, Argentina


    29 October - 2 November


    Semifinals:


    Schalk-Saxton (CAN) - Grimalt-Grimalt (CHI) 1-2 (26-24, 28-30, 9-15)
    Fuchs-Kaczmarek (GER) - Binstock-Schachter (CAN) 1-2 (21-14, 14-21, 9-15)


    Bronze medal match:


    Schalk-Saxton (CAN) - Fuchs-Kaczmarek (GER) 2-0 (21-15, 21-10)


    Final:


    Grimalt-Grimalt (CHI) - Binstock-Schachter (CAN) 0-2 (14-21, 12-21)

  • Doha Open, Qatar


    4 - 8 November


    Semifinals:


    Binstock-Schachter (CAN) - Bykanov-Prokopiev (RUS) 2-0 (21-18, 21-17)
    Holler-Schröder (GER) - Krou-Rowlandson (FRA) 2-0 (21-17, 21-13)


    Bronze medal match:


    Bykanov-Prokopiev (RUS) - Krou-Rowlandson (FRA) 0-2 (15-21, 15-21)


    Final:


    Binstock-Schachter (CAN) - Holler-Schröder (GER) 0-2 (18-21, 13-21)

  • Mangaung Open, South Africa


    10 - 14 December


    Semifinals:


    Grimalt-Grimalt (CHI) - Fuchs-Kaczmarek (GER) 2-1 (18-21, 21-12, 15-11)
    Krou-Rowlandson (FRA) - Nummerdor-Varenhorst (NED) 0-2 (15-21, 14-21)


    Bronze medal match:


    Fuchs-Kaczmarek (GER) - Krou-Rowlandson (FRA) 0-2 (16-21, 17-21)


    Final:


    Grimalt-Grimalt (CHI) - Nummerdor-Varenhorst (NED) 0-2 (18-21, 18-21)

  • 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Award Winners


    Most Outstanding
    Phil Dalhausser (USA)


    Best Blocker
    Phil Dalhausser (USA)


    Best Defensive Player
    Bruno Oscar Schmidt (Brazil)


    Best Hitter
    Janis Smedins (Latvia)


    Best Offensive Player
    Paulo Nicolai (Italy)


    Best Setter
    Phil Dalhausser (USA)


    Most Improved Player
    Ryan Doherty (USA)


    Most Inspirational
    Jacob Gibb (USA)


    Sportsman
    Emanuel Rego (Brazil)


    Best server
    Phil Dalhausser (USA)


    Top Rookie
    Tri Bourne (USA)


    Team of the year
    Janis Smedins and Aleksandrs Samoilovs (Latvia)