Beach volleyball fans can get a sneak peek at the Summer Olympics with three of the top U.S. duos competing at the 2016 AVP Huntington Beach Open this week.
Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross headline a field that begins opening-round action Friday. The teams of Phil Dalhausser-Nick Lucena and Jake Gibb-Casey Patterson are also scheduled to play.
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"Huntington Beach has a little bit more packed sand," veteran Todd Rogers said. "It's better jumping sand."
Thursday qualifying saw 42 men's teams and an equal number of women's teams competing for four spots on each side....