The 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball world tour will start at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park turning the South Florida beach into a fun-loving atmosphere. This is Swatch Major Series’ first tournament of the year. The Swatch Major Series will make additional stops this year in Croatia, Switzerland, Austria, Germany and a location not yet announced.
The tournament features the best US women's volleyball team and 2016 Olympic bronze medalists Kerri Walsh-Jennings and April Ross. German gold medalist Kira Walkenhorst will also play with a new partner, as will Brazilian silver medalists Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas.
Almost a perfect 2nd #FTLMajor QC Rd— German Volleyball (@TeamGER_Volley) February 7, 2017
Walk./Matysik v 🇨🇿 2:0
Poniwaz/Poniewaz v 🇧🇪 2:1
Ittlinger/Mersmann v 🇷🇸 2:0
Dollinger/Erdmann v 🇦🇹 0:2
Women advancing are @KellyReeves02 @kellyclaes3 / @EmDay6 @britthochevar #FTLMajor @FIVBBeach pic.twitter.com/o5YWXPu4Sx— USAV Beach (@USAVBeach) February 7, 2017