3 November 2009 – April Ross and partner Jennifer (Boss) Kessy, have been ranked no. 1 for the tournament at Karon beach, Phuket during November 3-8, 2009.
Two American pro beach volleyball world champions 2009 and Thailand champions 2008 will come to Phuket to secure and make a history of three consecutive winning the championship title.
Germany Team Guller and Ludwig has been ranked the 2nd, another U.S. teammates Angie Akers and Tyra Turner are to be the 3rd, while two teams from Brazil will be 4th and 5th respectively.
Holland, Norway, Greece, Australia and two teams from Germany are in the top 10 ranking. 6 teams from Thailand will join this one of the biggest tournament in Asia. Three of them will go to main draw and other three will go to the qualifying rounds.
The competition starts at 9.00am everyday from November 4-7, 2009. The final match will be on November 8, 2009 starting from 3pm onwards. Volleyball fans can follow the programmes on NBT and T-Sport chennels on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th November, 2009 from 15.00pm-17.00pm.