Kerri Walsh-Jennings

Brazilians win the World Series of Beach Volleyball women's final

Brazilians win the World Series of Beach Volleyball women's final

In the stands Saturday at the World Series of Beach Volleyball in Long Beach, it was clear that plenty of fans were disappointed that three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings didn’t make it out of the group stages.

Regardless, the women’s semifinal and final matches were the most competitive contests ot the event. With the new USA versus The World format, Saturday brought fans exciting matchups featuring rising stars from the U.S. and dominant international players.

Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes played a semifinal match with April Ross and Lauren Fendrick. Claes and Hughes, who starred at USC, and Ross and Fendrick had a hand in Walsh Jennings and Nicole Branagh’s...

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