Australian Tour Finals, Saturday

AUS Tour Finals, Saturday


5:26pm - Here's the standings for the men's draw at the moment..

5pm - Check out the women's quarter finals draw here..

302pm - Some result updates; in the men's draw, Bolsterlee/Crooks are through to the quarters after beating Reka/Hromadko 2-0, while Blake and Reeves had a 2-0 win over Mann and Stubbersfield. Isaac Kapa in his comeback event with Tim Dickson are also through to the final eight, beating Gregory and Anyang, while Durant and Schubert had a walkover against the Austrians Skrabal/Friedl.

In the women's, Grice and Artacho del Solar b Smetead/Kosova 2-0

1:18pm - McHugh/Schumann are first team through to the quarter finals, beating Riginelli/Gruenaung 2-0 (21-10, 21-13). In the women's, Vorlova/Michalovicova b Richter/Penkina 21-8, 21-11, and Maher/Kendall b Tung/Schober 21-9, 21-10.

1236pm - We're about to get the group of 16 underway. Here's how the women's pool matches finished up

And here's the men's pool results

10am - McHugh/Schumann comfortably win their final pool match against Austria's Skrabal/Friedl 2-0. 



859am - The European combination of Riginelli/Gruenaug notch up their first win of the Tour Finals, beating Australia's Abela/Holmes 21-19, 21-10. Elsewhere, Gregory/Kuklych have beaten Stock/Lawes 21-15, 21-13, while in the women's draw Friedrich/Moegle have beaten Levy/Ekaba Okoko 21-9, 20-22, 15-13, Smith/Coleman b Smetead/Kosova 21-18, 22-20, and Zivcic/Reichmuth b Marchesini/Giovanetti 21-11, 21-10

850am - News just coming through that Australia Olympian Nikki Laird has injured her back and her and Phoebe Bell have been forced to forfeit their next match

807am - Nice first up win this morning for USA's McKienzie/Statterfield, beating Australia's Gibbons/Collits 21-14, 21-7. It is without doubt the best weather of Volleyfest so far - an absolutely glorious morning 

730am - Good morning everyone. Day two of AUS Tour Finals are underway. First match of morning sees USA's McKienzie/Statterfield taking on locals Gibbons/Collits.