FIVB World Tour
US$350,000 Adelaide Australia Open
March 25 - 30, 2008
(Q15) Taichi Morikawa/Koichi Nishimura, Japan
 
Taichi Morikawa
Japan
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Feb 25, 1975 (46 yrs old)
Home Town: Kanagawa (Yokohama)
Resides: Yokohama-Shi
Height: 190 cm (6'4")
Weight: 76 kg (167 lb)
Seasons: 9
Tournaments: 82
Career Best: 2nd (FIVB C&S Cagliari 1999)
Career FIVB WT Best: 25th (6 times)
Career Winnings: US$11,175.00
Koichi Nishimura
Japan
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Jun 30, 1973 (48 yrs old)
Home Town: Kyoto
Resides: Tokyo
Height: 175 cm (5'9")
Weight: 68 kg (150 lb)
Seasons: 14
Tournaments: 97
Career Best: 5th (FIVB C&S Athens 2003)
Career FIVB WT Best: 7th (Marseille 2006)
Career Winnings: US$35,551.48
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed12345791317253341Money
FIVB12000000000147 US$2,000.00
FIVB C&S1000001000000 US$1,600.00
Overall13000001000147 US$3,600.00
Previous Adelaide Results  Neither player has played in this venue before
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 9/26-30/2007 Brazil Open 30, Q6 25 60 US$2,000.00
FIVB 9/5-9/2007 Stare Jablonki Open Q10 41 18 US$0.00
FIVB 8/29-9/2/2007 St. Petersburg Open Q11 33 30 US$0.00
FIVB 8/15-19/2007 Aland Open Q11 41 18 US$0.00
FIVB 8/8-12/2007 Kristiansand Open Q13 33 26 US$0.00
Adelaide Australia Open Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Wed, 3/26/2008 Qualifier 2 Adrian Gavira / Inocencio Lario, Spain (Q18) Lost 21-18, 16-21, 8-15 0:56
Head to Head Results
Morikawa/Nishimura trail the series against the field 2-5
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 3 Araujo/Magalhaes, Brazil 0-1
9/27/07FIVBBrazil Open Winner 1 Araujo/Magalhaes 3 Morikawa/Nishimura 30, Q6 19-21, 21-10, 18-16 1:03
Trail the series against # 19, Q7 Berg/Brinkborg, Sweden 0-1
9/27/07FIVBBrazil Open Contender 1 Berg/Brinkborg 19 Morikawa/Nishimura 30, Q6 21-17, 21-12 0:45
Trail the series against # Q8 Amore/Bizzotto, Italy 0-1
8/8/07FIVBKristiansand Open Qualifier 2 Amore/Bizzotto 20, Q4 Morikawa/Nishimura Q13 21-17, 21-12 0:38
Trail the series against # Q10 Hoyer/Soderberg, Denmark 0-1
8/29/07FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Qualifier 3 Hoyer/Soderberg 25, Q6 Morikawa/Nishimura Q11 21-16, 21-16 0:45
Trail the series against # Q18 Gavira/Lario, Spain 0-1
3/26/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Qualifier 2 Gavira/Lario Q18 Morikawa/Nishimura Q15 18-21, 21-16, 15-8 0:56
Lead the series against # Q19 Grotowski/Weaver, England 1-0
8/8/07FIVBKristiansand Open Qualifier 1 Morikawa/Nishimura Q13 Grotowski/Weaver Q20 21-19, 15-21, 15-11 0:50
Lead the series against # Q23 Abreu/Fernandes, Angola 1-0
8/29/07FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Qualifier 2 Morikawa/Nishimura Q11 Abreu/Fernandes Q22 21-10, 21-18 0:32