FIVB World Tour
US$350,000 Adelaide Australia Open
March 25 - 30, 2008
(22) Pablo Herrera/Raul Mesa, Spain
 
Pablo Herrera Allepuz
Spain
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Jun 29, 1982 (39 yrs old)
Home Town: Castellon de la Plana
Resides: Castellon de la Plana
Height: 193 cm (6'4")
Weight: 88 kg (194 lb)
Seasons: 21
Tournaments: 191
Career Wins: 6
Career FIVB WT Wins: 5
Career Winnings: US$824,700.00
Raul Mesa
Spain
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Apr 16, 1982 (39 yrs old)
Home Town: Zaragoza
Resides: Benidorm (Alicante)
Height: 190 cm (6'3")
Weight: 89 kg (196 lb)
Seasons: 15
Tournaments: 126
Career Wins: 2
Career FIVB WT Wins: 1 (Kristiansand 2008)
Career Winnings: US$226,937.50
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed1234579131725334157Money
FIVB49101132134146112 US$286,100.00
FIVB Age Group WC21100000000000 US$0.00
FIVB C&S10010000000000 US$3,100.00
Overall52212132134146112 US$289,200.00
Previous Adelaide Results  Neither player has played in this venue before
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 9/26-30/2007 Brazil Open 13 17 120 US$3,000.00
FIVB 8/8-12/2007 Kristiansand Open 11 17 100 US$2,500.00
FIVB 8/1-5/2007 Klagenfurt Grand Slam 18 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 7/24-29/2007 Gstaad World Championships 24 9 400 US$11,000.00
FIVB 7/10-15/2007 Berlin Grand Slam 15 17 160 US$5,100.00
FIVB 6/27-7/1/2007 Stavanger Grand Slam 16 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 6/20-24/2007 Paris Grand Slam 21 5 480 US$13,200.00
FIVB 6/13-17/2007 Espinho Open 16 17 120 US$3,000.00
FIVB 6/5-10/2007 Zagreb Open 12 17 120 US$3,000.00
FIVB 5/23-27/2007 Italian Open 11 4 420 US$12,000.00
FIVB 5/8-12/2007 Bahrain Open 13 9 240 US$6,000.00
FIVB 5/1-5/2007 Shanghai Open 13 17 120 US$3,000.00
FIVB 10/24-28/2006 Mexico Open 13 17 120 US$3,000.00
FIVB 8/2-6/2006 Austria Grand Slam 30, Q7 5 480 US$12,800.00
FIVB 7/26-30/2006 Paris Grand Slam Q5 41 24 US$0.00
FIVB 7/12-16/2006 Canada Open 26 7 300 US$8,000.00
FIVB 7/5-9/2006 France Open 25 25 60 US$2,000.00
FIVB 6/28-7/2/2006 Norway Grand Slam 28, Q5 17 160 US$4,900.00
FIVB 5/31-6/4/2006 Croatia Open 23 25 60 US$2,000.00
FIVB 5/23-27/2006 China Open 17 25 60 US$2,000.00
Adelaide Australia Open Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Thu, 3/27/2008 Winner 1 Clemens Doppler / Peter Gartmayer, Austria (11) Won 21-18, 17-21, 15-9 0:57
Thu, 3/27/2008 Winner 2 Matt Fuerbringer / Casey Jennings, United States (27, Q17) Lost 21-9, 15-21, 10-15 0:51
Fri, 3/28/2008 Contender 2 Jonas Reckermann / Mischa Urbatzka, Germany (5) Won 19-21, 21-17, 15-13 1:00
Fri, 3/28/2008 Contender 3 Marcio Araujo / Fabio Luiz Magalhaes, Brazil (3) Lost 15-21, 12-21 0:38
Head to Head Results
Herrera/Mesa trail the series against the field 23-25
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 1 Barsouk/Kolodinsky, Russia 0-2
6/7/07FIVBZagreb Open Winner 2 Barsouk/Kolodinsky 5 Herrera/Mesa 12 21-9, 15-21, 15-13 0:48
5/27/07FIVBItalian Open Bronze Medal Barsouk/Kolodinsky 12 Herrera/Mesa 11 21-14, 21-17 0:50
Series tied with # 2 Dalhausser/Rogers, United States 1-1
8/3/07FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool B Herrera/Mesa 18 Dalhausser/Rogers 2 21-18, 21-16 0:39
6/21/07FIVBParis Grand Slam Pool E Dalhausser/Rogers 12 Herrera/Mesa 21 21-7, 20-22, 15-11 1:03
Trail the series against # 3 Araujo/Magalhaes, Brazil 3-5
3/28/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Contender 3 Araujo/Magalhaes 3 Herrera/Mesa 22 21-15, 21-12 0:38
7/14/07FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Winner 1 Araujo/Magalhaes 3 Herrera/Mesa 15 22-20, 21-16 0:44
6/22/07FIVBParis Grand Slam Winner 2 Herrera/Mesa 21 Araujo/Magalhaes 7 21-16, 16-21, 17-15 1:01
5/27/07FIVBItalian Open Semi-Finals Araujo/Magalhaes 3 Herrera/Mesa 11 22-20, 16-21, 15-11 1:06
5/25/07FIVBItalian Open Winner 3 Herrera/Mesa 11 Araujo/Magalhaes 3 21-16, 21-16 0:49
5/10/07FIVBBahrain Open Contender 2 Herrera/Mesa 13 Araujo/Magalhaes 3 21-18, 21-14 0:34
7/14/06FIVBCanada Open Winner 3 Araujo/Magalhaes 2 Herrera/Mesa 26 21-16, 21-16 0:35
10/20/05FIVBBrazil Open Winner 2 Araujo/Magalhaes 3 Herrera/Mesa 14 18-21, 21-17, 15-8 0:57
Lead the series against # 5 Reckermann/Urbatzka, Germany 2-0
3/28/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Contender 2 Herrera/Mesa 22 Reckermann/Urbatzka 5 19-21, 21-17, 15-13 1:00
6/28/07FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Pool A Herrera/Mesa 16 Reckermann/Urbatzka 17, Q1 22-24, 21-18, 15-12 1:01
Lead the series against # 6 Schacht/Slack, Australia 2-0
5/10/07FIVBBahrain Open Contender 3 Herrera/Mesa 13 Schacht/Slack 11 21-17, 21-14 0:46
6/29/06FIVBNorway Grand Slam Pool E Herrera/Mesa 28, Q5 Schacht/Slack 5 18-21, 27-25, 15-13 1:09
Series tied with # 7 Wu/Xu, China 1-1
7/14/06FIVBCanada Open Contender 4 Herrera/Mesa 26 Wu/Xu 12 21-16, 21-17 0:40
7/6/06FIVBFrance Open Winner 1 Wu/Xu 8 Herrera/Mesa 25 21-18, 21-17 0:40
Lead the series against # 8 Nummerdor/Schuil, Netherlands 1-0
6/21/07FIVBParis Grand Slam Pool E Herrera/Mesa 21 Nummerdor/Schuil 5 22-20, 21-14 0:39
Trail the series against # 10 Cunha/Neto, Brazil 0-1
7/13/07FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Pool B Cunha/Neto 2 Herrera/Mesa 15 21-16, 21-12 0:41
Series tied with # 11 Doppler/Gartmayer, Austria 1-1
3/27/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Winner 1 Herrera/Mesa 22 Doppler/Gartmayer 11 21-18, 17-21, 15-9 0:57
8/10/07FIVBKristiansand Open Contender 2 Doppler/Gartmayer 12 Herrera/Mesa 11 23-25, 21-19, 15-13 1:06
Series tied with # 12 Heuscher/Heyer, Switzerland 1-1
7/27/07FIVBGstaad World Championships Winner 1 Herrera/Mesa 24 Heuscher/Heyer 7 24-22, 19-21, 15-12 1:13
6/30/07FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Winner 2 Heuscher/Heyer 4 Herrera/Mesa 16 21-19, 23-21 0:45
Trail the series against # 14 Brink/Dieckmann, Germany 0-1
8/3/06FIVBAustria Grand Slam Pool C Brink/Dieckmann 3 Herrera/Mesa 30, Q7 21-10, 21-17 0:34
Series tied with # 16 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro, Georgia 1-1
6/15/07FIVBEspinho Open Contender 2 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 18 Herrera/Mesa 16 21-12, 17-21, 15-7 0:51
6/7/07FIVBZagreb Open Winner 1 Herrera/Mesa 12 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 21, Q1 21-15, 21-14 0:36
Lead the series against # 17 Boersma/Ronnes, Netherlands 3-1
9/28/07FIVBBrazil Open Contender 2 Boersma/Ronnes 14 Herrera/Mesa 13 21-19, 13-21, 15-9 0:52
5/24/07FIVBItalian Open Winner 2 Herrera/Mesa 11 Boersma/Ronnes 27, Q8 21-10, 21-19 0:38
5/2/07FIVBShanghai Open Contender 1 Herrera/Mesa 13 Boersma/Ronnes 29, Q11 17-21, 21-14, 15-12 0:55
9/10/05FIVB C&SMadeira Challenger Bronze Medal Herrera/Mesa 2 Boersma/Ronnes 5 21-14, 21-17 0:47
Trail the series against # 18 Gibb/Rosenthal, United States 0-1
10/25/06FIVBMexico Open Winner 2 Gibb/Rosenthal 4 Herrera/Mesa 13 17-21, 21-12, 15-8 0:54
Lead the series against # 19, Q7 Berg/Brinkborg, Sweden 1-0
5/9/07FIVBBahrain Open Contender 1 Herrera/Mesa 13 Berg/Brinkborg 29, Q12 21-13, 21-18 0:35
Trail the series against # 20 Li/Zhou, China 0-1
5/24/06FIVBChina Open Contender 1 Li/Zhou 32 Herrera/Mesa 17 18-21, 21-19, 15-13 1:00
Trail the series against # 21, Q2 Plavins/Samoilovs, Latvia 0-1
9/27/07FIVBBrazil Open Winner 1 Plavins/Samoilovs 20 Herrera/Mesa 13 21-19, 21-19 0:43
Lead the series against # 23 Lione/Varnier, Italy 2-1
8/3/07FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Winner 1 Herrera/Mesa 18 Lione/Varnier 27 21-14, 16-21, 15-12 0:58
7/1/06FIVBNorway Grand Slam Winner 1 Lione/Varnier 12 Herrera/Mesa 28, Q5 21-16, 21-12 0:38
6/30/06FIVBNorway Grand Slam Pool E Herrera/Mesa 28, Q5 Lione/Varnier 12 21-17, 21-16 0:43
Lead the series against # 24, Q5 Lochhead/Pitman, New Zealand 1-0
5/24/07FIVBItalian Open Winner 1 Herrera/Mesa 11 Lochhead/Pitman 22 22-20, 21-15 0:49
Trail the series against # 27, Q17 Fuerbringer/Jennings, United States 0-1
3/27/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Winner 2 Fuerbringer/Jennings 27, Q17 Herrera/Mesa 22 9-21, 21-15, 15-10 0:51
Lead the series against # 31, Q9 Ces/Ces, France 2-0
9/27/07FIVBBrazil Open Contender 1 Herrera/Mesa 13 Ces/Ces 29, Q1 18-21, 22-20, 15-7 1:02
7/13/07FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Pool B Herrera/Mesa 15 Ces/Ces 31, Q10 21-14, 18-21, 15-13 1:02
Trail the series against # Q1 De Gruijter/Ronnes, Netherlands 1-3
7/12/07FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Pool B De Gruijter/Ronnes 18, Q2 Herrera/Mesa 15 21-11, 21-12 0:32
5/9/07FIVBBahrain Open Winner 1 De Gruijter/Ronnes 20 Herrera/Mesa 13 24-22, 21-18 0:46
7/6/06FIVBFrance Open Contender 1 De Gruijter/Ronnes 24, Q1 Herrera/Mesa 25 21-12, 21-18 0:48
7/21/05FIVBPoland Open Winner 1 Herrera/Mesa 20 De Gruijter/Ronnes 13 21-15, 21-17 0:36
Trail the series against # Q6 Dugrip/Gagliano, France 0-1
8/9/07FIVBKristiansand Open Winner 1 Dugrip/Gagliano 22, Q5 Herrera/Mesa 11 21-17, 17-21, 15-10 0:56
Trail the series against # Q8 Amore/Bizzotto, Italy 0-1
8/3/07FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool B Amore/Bizzotto 31, Q14 Herrera/Mesa 18 21-18, 23-21 0:45