The 25th edition of the CEV Beach Volleyball Satellite Lausanne (2014), allowed many spectators to attend high level games on the Place de la Navigation.
Opposed the quarterfinals, seeded No. 1 in the tournament Sheba Chevallier and teammate Alexei Strasser Turkish-pair Sekerci Giginoglu (Selçuk Sekerci and Murat Giginoglu). Victory of the Swiss pair Chevallier-Strasser in 4 sets: 3-1 (15-13, 15-5, 20-22, 15-12).
The second match of the day played between two German teams, Fuchs-Kaczmarek (seeded No. 2 in the tournament, Sebastian Fuchs and Thomas Kaczmarek, who won the tournament in 2011 with Alexander Walkenhorst) and Holler-Schröder (Tim Holler and Jonas Schröder).
Victory in 5 sets for the pair Holler-Schröder: 3-2 (15-9, 16-18, 13-15, 15-12, 8-6).
The Polish team, world champions under 23, Kosiak-Rudol (Maciej Kosiak and Maciej Rudol) won the match against the Austrians
Eglseer-Koraimann (Peter Eglseer and Felix Koraimann) in 5 sets 3-2 (17-19, 18-16,19-21,15-12, 7-5).
Germans Bergmann-Dittelbach (Philipp Arne Bergmann and Finn Dittelbach) lost facing the Italians Cecchini-Martino (Matteo Cecchini and Matteo Martino), also in 5 sets 3-2 (15-10, 13-15, 16-14 11-15, 8-6).
The 3/4 finals, for the third place, were won by the Swiss team Chevallier-Strasser, against the Italians Cecchini-Martino, who were less in shape. Victory in 3 sets for the Swiss duo: 3-0 (15-6, 15-11, 15-9).
Everything was commented live by the guest speaker Georges-André Carrel.
No pictures for the finals as I had to leave urgently.
But great victory for the Polish team Kosiak-Rudol, facing the Germans Holler-Schröder, in 4 sets: 3-1 (11-15, 15-13, 15-13, 15-8).
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