- Category: Around the World of Volleyball
Sean Rosenthal and Phil Dalhausser along with Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson got off to strong starts in main draw pool play on Wednesday at the FIVB Beach Volleyball Berlin Grand Slam.
Rosenthal (Redondo Beach, Calif.) and Dalhausser (Ormond Beach, Calif.), seeded No. 5 in the tournament’s main draw, went 2-0 on Wednesday, defeating their compatriots No. 21 Ryan Doherty (Toms River, N.J.) and Todd Rogers (Santa Barbara, Calif.), 21-13, 23-21 in 41 minutes. Rosenthal and Dalhausser then beat Spain’s No. 28 Francisco Alfredo Marco and Christian García (21-15, 21-15 in 44 minutes).