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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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Players: 10791 8256 19047
Tournaments: 1845 1430 3275
 
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Maria del Carmen Rangel 58
Shawn Essert 53
Bonnie Bright 53
Kerimhan Kaynak 50
Giorgio Cicchelli 49
Amanda Glover 49
Ramon Hernandez 47
Heather Bassett 46
Katerina Moudra 44
Danko Iordanov 42
Jorge Bolanos 42
Anna Parmely 41
Tiffany Mowrey 39
Lindsey Berg 39
Tiffany White 39
Volkan Guc 39
Cat Scott 38
Matthew Toner 38
Oyvind Wergeland 37
John Byron 36
Khaled Hassam 35
Ruslan Dayanov 34
Ryan Conley 33
Yaara Baron 33
Srilatha Latha 33
Aminat Omowunmi Lawal 33
Aminat Adesola Omotoye 33
Weronika Kurek 30
Kayla Foreman 29
Sayaka Mizoe 29
Olena Basanova 27
Audrius Aleknavicius 26
Sophie Asprey 25
Daniele Benotto 25
Marta Duda 23
Alex Lawrence 23
Patrick Lombi 23
Clara Kidney 21
Jose Villalobos 21
Jolien Louis 20
Dimitrios Chatzinikolaou 20
Samuel Frascio 18
Anete Namike 17
Michaela Brinkova 17
Ralfs Namikis 17
Gabriele Petrauskaite 16
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1972
Matt Gage and Ron Von Hagen won the Parks & Rec 'Cisco' Rosecrans Open.  It was the 4th win for Matt Gage, the 45th win for Ron Von Hagen, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1978
Gary Hooper and Steve Obradovich won the Parks & Rec Rosecrans Open.  It was the 5th win for Gary Hooper, the 3rd win for Steve Obradovich, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 1978
Kathy Gregory and Miki McFadden won the Parks & Rec Santa Barbara Open.  It was the 20th win for Kathy Gregory, the 14th win for Miki McFadden, and the 13th win for the team.
In 1989
Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos won the AVP Miller Lite Cleveland Open.  It was the 105th win for Sinjin Smith, the 81st win for Randy Stoklos, and the 80th win for the team.
In 1995
Bill Boullianne and Brian Lewis won the AVP Nestea Belmar Open.  It was the 1st win for Bill Boullianne, the 3rd win for Brian Lewis, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1995
Mike Dodd and Mike Whitmarsh won the FIVB United States Open.  It was the 68th win for Mike Dodd, the 10th win for Mike Whitmarsh, and the 9th win for the team.
In 1995
Holly McPeak and Nancy Reno won the FIVB United States Open.  It was the 21st win for Holly McPeak, the 18th win for Nancy Reno, and the 6th win for the team.
In 2000
Misty May-Treanor and Holly McPeak won the FIVB Germany Open.  It was the 4th win for Misty May-Treanor, the 54th win for Holly McPeak, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2000
Ze Marco de Melo and Ricardo Santos won the FIVB Italy Open.  It was the 24th win for Ze Marco de Melo, the 9th win for Ricardo Santos, and the 9th win for the team.
In 2000
Dax Holdren and Todd Rogers won the Sunkist AVP Muskegon Open.  It was the 6th win for Dax Holdren, the 6th win for Todd Rogers, and the 6th win for the team.
In 2005
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the FIVB Portugal Open.  It was the 44th win for Misty May-Treanor, the 41st win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 39th win for the team.
In 2006
Leila Barros and Ana Paula Henkel won the FIVB Montréal Open.  It was the 1st win for Leila Barros, the 8th win for Ana Paula Henkel, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2006
Marcio Araujo and Fabio Luiz Magalhaes won the FIVB Montréal Open.  It was the 13th win for Marcio Araujo, the 5th win for Fabio Luiz Magalhaes, and the 5th win for the team.
In 2006
Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers won the AVP Birmingham-Hoover Open presented by Vault.  It was the 6th win for Phil Dalhausser, the 17th win for Todd Rogers, and the 5th win for the team.
In 2006
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the AVP Birmingham-Hoover Open presented by Vault.  It was the 62nd win for Misty May-Treanor, the 58th win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 56th win for the team.
In 2011
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the FIVB Moscow Grand Slam.  It was the 109th win for Misty May-Treanor, the 106th win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 101st win for the team.
In 2016
Skylar del Sol and Piotr Marciniak won the   Midwest Championships.  It was the 3rd win for Skylar del Sol, the 6th win for Piotr Marciniak, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2016
Raquel Ferreira and Karolina Marciniak won the   Midwest Championships.  It was the 7th win for Raquel Ferreira, the 10th win for Karolina Marciniak, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2017
Miki Ishii and Megumi Murakami won the FIVB Daegu One Star.  It was the 1st win for Miki Ishii, the 1st win for Megumi Murakami, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2017
Adrielson Dos Santos and Renato Lima won the FIVB Jr/Youth U21 World Championships.  It was the 1st win for Adrielson Dos Santos, the 2nd win for Renato Lima, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2017
Eduarda "Duda" Lisboa and Ana Patricia Silva won the FIVB Jr/Youth U21 World Championships.  It was the 9th win for Eduarda "Duda" Lisboa, the 3rd win for Ana Patricia Silva, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2017
Taru Lahti and Anniina Parkkinen won the CEV Alanya Masters.  It was the 3rd win for Taru Lahti, the 1st win for Anniina Parkkinen, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2017
Lorenz Schumann and Alexander Walkenhorst won the   Satellite Siofok.  It was the 1st win for Lorenz Schumann, the 7th win for Alexander Walkenhorst, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2017
Nivaldo Diaz and Sergio Gonzalez won the NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Cuba.  It was the 10th win for Nivaldo Diaz, the 17th win for Sergio Gonzalez, and the 10th win for the team.
In 2017
Lara Dykstra and Jace Pardon won the NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Cuba.  It was the 1st win for Lara Dykstra, the 1st win for Jace Pardon, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2017
Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena won the   Long Beach Presidents Cup.
 
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Betschart & Huberli seek Swiss success in Gstaad
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Mol & Sorum repeat as Gstaad champions
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Tsopoulou and Manavi into Alba Adriatica quarters
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Carolina joins brother Pedro as Gstaad semi-finalist
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