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Americans Ross-Kessy, Gibb-Patterson win inaugural volleyball event
Americans Ross-Kessy, Gibb-Patterson win inaugural volleyball event

April Ross and Jennifer Kessy got their redemption Sunday. After the top-ranked pairing lost in the Round of 32 at the FIVB Grand Slam of beach volleyball Thursday, they rallied from behind to win the inaugural World Series Cup in Long Beach on Sunday. “We brought home the World Series Cup for the U.S. and that’s a big deal,” Kessy said. “We’re going to have our names on there first. Hopefully this is going to be a really long tradition, and April and my name will always be at the top, which is really exciting.” Ross and Kessy defeated Taiana Lima and Talita Antunes of Brazil, 15-21, 21-18, 17-15, in the World Series Cup final after winning the...

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