FIVB World Tour
US$350,000 Adelaide Australia Open
March 25 - 30, 2008
(19, Q7) Bjorn Berg/Hannes Brinkborg, Sweden
 
Bjorn Berg
Sweden
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Jan 24, 1972 (49 yrs old)
Home Town: Umea
Resides: Umea
Height: 195 cm (6'5")
Weight: 100 kg (220 lb)
Seasons: 17
Tournaments: 135
Career Best: 3rd (FIVB C&S Cagliari 2006)
Career FIVB WT Best: 5th (4 times)
Career Winnings: US$157,997.50
Hannes Brinkborg
Sweden
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Jul 9, 1978 (43 yrs old)
Home Town: A Engelbrekt
Resides: Stockholm
Height: 197 cm (6'6")
Weight: 94 kg (207 lb)
Seasons: 12
Tournaments: 111
Career Wins: 1 (FIVB C&S Casablanca 2006)
Career FIVB WT Best: 5th (2 times)
Career Winnings: US$81,150.00
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed12345791317253341Money
FIVB26000010216565 US$52,500.00
FIVB C&S1001000000000 US$3,000.00
Overall27001010216565 US$55,500.00
Previous Adelaide Results  Neither player has played in this venue before
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 9/26-30/2007 Brazil Open 19 13 180 US$4,500.00
FIVB 8/29-9/2/2007 St. Petersburg Open 24 9 240 US$6,000.00
FIVB 8/15-19/2007 Aland Open 22 25 60 US$2,000.00
FIVB 8/8-12/2007 Kristiansand Open 24 17 100 US$2,500.00
FIVB 8/1-5/2007 Klagenfurt Grand Slam Q12 33 40 US$0.00
FIVB 7/18-22/2007 Marseille Open 29, Q8 5 360 US$10,000.00
FIVB 7/10-15/2007 Berlin Grand Slam Q20 33 40 US$0.00
FIVB 7/3-8/2007 Montréal Open 28, Q4 25 60 US$2,000.00
FIVB 6/27-7/1/2007 Stavanger Grand Slam Q16 41 24 US$0.00
FIVB 6/20-24/2007 Paris Grand Slam Q20 41 24 US$0.00
FIVB 6/5-10/2007 Zagreb Open 28, Q15 25 60 US$2,000.00
FIVB 5/23-27/2007 Italian Open Q6 41 18 US$0.00
FIVB 5/8-12/2007 Bahrain Open 29, Q12 25 60 US$2,000.00
FIVB C&S 9/1-3/2006 Cagliari Challenger 5 3 64 US$3,000.00
Adelaide Australia Open Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Wed, 3/26/2008 Qualifier 2 Miloslav Rousek / Peter Varga, Slovakia (Q26) Won 21-12, 21-6 0:32
Wed, 3/26/2008 Qualifier 3 Anders Lund Hoyer / Bo Soderberg, Denmark (Q10) Won 21-14, 18-21, 15-13 1:03
Thu, 3/27/2008 Winner 1 Julius Brink / Christoph Dieckmann, Germany (14) Lost 19-21, 16-21 0:48
Thu, 3/27/2008 Contender 1 Jackson Henriquez / Igor Hernandez, Venezuela (30, Q11) Won 21-15, 23-25, 15-9 1:05
Fri, 3/28/2008 Contender 2 Jian Li / Shun Zhou, China (20) Lost 13-21, 19-21 0:43
Head to Head Results
Berg/Brinkborg trail the series against the field 13-18
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 1 Barsouk/Kolodinsky, Russia 0-1
6/7/07FIVBZagreb Open Winner 1 Barsouk/Kolodinsky 5 Berg/Brinkborg 28, Q15 21-18, 13-21, 15-12 0:56
Lead the series against # 4 Marques/Solberg, Brazil 1-0
7/19/07FIVBMarseille Open Winner 1 Berg/Brinkborg 29, Q8 Marques/Solberg 4 23-21, 18-21, 15-12 1:03
Trail the series against # 5 Reckermann/Urbatzka, Germany 0-2
8/9/07FIVBKristiansand Open Winner 2 Reckermann/Urbatzka 8 Berg/Brinkborg 24 19-21, 21-17, 15-10 0:59
7/5/07FIVBMontréal Open Winner 1 Reckermann/Urbatzka 5 Berg/Brinkborg 28, Q4 19-21, 21-19, 16-14 1:08
Series tied with # 7 Wu/Xu, China 1-1
7/20/07FIVBMarseille Open Winner 3 Berg/Brinkborg 29, Q8 Wu/Xu 5 21-19, 21-19 0:49
5/9/07FIVBBahrain Open Winner 1 Wu/Xu 4 Berg/Brinkborg 29, Q12 21-19, 21-16 0:42
Trail the series against # 8 Nummerdor/Schuil, Netherlands 0-1
9/28/07FIVBBrazil Open Contender 3 Nummerdor/Schuil 6 Berg/Brinkborg 19 23-21, 21-14 0:44
Trail the series against # 10 Cunha/Neto, Brazil 0-1
7/20/07FIVBMarseille Open Winner 4 Cunha/Neto 1 Berg/Brinkborg 29, Q8 21-16, 21-11 0:42
Series tied with # 13 Gosch/Horst, Austria 2-2
8/31/07FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Contender 2 Berg/Brinkborg 24 Gosch/Horst 10 21-15, 21-18 0:39
8/16/07FIVBAland Open Winner 1 Gosch/Horst 11 Berg/Brinkborg 22 21-17, 21-13 0:49
7/5/07FIVBMontréal Open Contender 1 Gosch/Horst 12 Berg/Brinkborg 28, Q4 21-19, 13-21, 15-12 1:04
5/8/07FIVBBahrain Open Qualifier 3 Berg/Brinkborg 29, Q12 Gosch/Horst 25, Q5 21-19, 19-21, 15-12 1:05
Trail the series against # 14 Brink/Dieckmann, Germany 0-1
3/27/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Winner 1 Brink/Dieckmann 14 Berg/Brinkborg 19, Q7 21-19, 21-16 0:48
Trail the series against # 16 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro, Georgia 0-1
6/7/07FIVBZagreb Open Contender 1 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 21, Q1 Berg/Brinkborg 28, Q15 21-19, 19-21, 15-6 0:52
Trail the series against # 17 Boersma/Ronnes, Netherlands 1-2
9/27/07FIVBBrazil Open Winner 1 Boersma/Ronnes 14 Berg/Brinkborg 19 21-23, 21-15, 15-9 1:00
8/1/07FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Qualifier 2 Boersma/Ronnes 20, Q5 Berg/Brinkborg Q12 21-16, 21-23, 15-13 1:04
7/19/07FIVBMarseille Open Winner 2 Berg/Brinkborg 29, Q8 Boersma/Ronnes 20 21-14, 21-14 0:39
Trail the series against # 20 Li/Zhou, China 0-1
3/28/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Contender 2 Li/Zhou 20 Berg/Brinkborg 19, Q7 21-13, 21-19 0:43
Lead the series against # 21, Q2 Plavins/Samoilovs, Latvia 2-0
9/28/07FIVBBrazil Open Contender 2 Berg/Brinkborg 19 Plavins/Samoilovs 20 21-17, 21-17 0:40
9/3/06FIVB C&SCagliari Challenger Contender 4 Berg/Brinkborg 5 Plavins/Samoilovs 8 22-20, 20-22, 15-12 0:58
Trail the series against # 22 Herrera/Mesa, Spain 0-1
5/9/07FIVBBahrain Open Contender 1 Herrera/Mesa 13 Berg/Brinkborg 29, Q12 21-13, 21-18 0:35
Trail the series against # 24, Q5 Lochhead/Pitman, New Zealand 0-1
8/16/07FIVBAland Open Contender 1 Lochhead/Pitman 27 Berg/Brinkborg 22 21-17, 21-15 0:45
Trail the series against # 26, Q13 Koshkarev/Prokopyev, Russia 0-2
8/30/07FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Winner 1 Koshkarev/Prokopyev 9, Q12 Berg/Brinkborg 24 21-18, 21-15 0:43
6/27/07FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Qualifier 1 Koshkarev/Prokopyev Q17 Berg/Brinkborg Q16 17-21, 21-12, 18-16 0:54
Lead the series against # 30, Q11 Henriquez/Hernandez, Venezuela 1-0
3/27/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Contender 1 Berg/Brinkborg 19, Q7 Henriquez/Hernandez 30, Q11 21-15, 23-25, 15-9 1:05
Lead the series against # Q1 De Gruijter/Ronnes, Netherlands 1-0
6/6/07FIVBZagreb Open Qualifier 3 Berg/Brinkborg 28, Q15 De Gruijter/Ronnes Q2 21-16, 21-19 0:41
Lead the series against # Q10 Hoyer/Soderberg, Denmark 2-0
3/26/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Qualifier 3 Berg/Brinkborg 19, Q7 Hoyer/Soderberg Q10 21-14, 18-21, 15-13 1:03
8/30/07FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Contender 1 Berg/Brinkborg 24 Hoyer/Soderberg 25, Q6 21-15, 18-21, 15-13 1:01
Lead the series against # Q15 Morikawa/Nishimura, Japan 1-0
9/27/07FIVBBrazil Open Contender 1 Berg/Brinkborg 19 Morikawa/Nishimura 30, Q6 21-17, 21-12 0:45
Trail the series against # Q16 Miramontes/Virgen, Mexico 0-1
5/23/07FIVBItalian Open Qualifier 2 Miramontes/Virgen 25, Q27 Berg/Brinkborg Q6 22-20, 21-19 0:46
Lead the series against # Q26 Rousek/Varga, Slovakia 1-0
3/26/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Qualifier 2 Berg/Brinkborg 19, Q7 Rousek/Varga Q26 21-12, 21-6 0:32