FIVB World Tour
US$600,000 Foro Italico Beach Volley Grand Slam
May 18 - 23, 2010
(18) Patrick Heuscher/Sascha Heyer, Switzerland
 
Patrick Heuscher
Switzerland
Photo: Adrian Knecht
Personal Info
Birth Date: Dec 22, 1976 (44 yrs old)
Home Town: Kehrsiten
Resides: Zürich
Height: 194 cm (6'4")
Weight: 93 kg (205 lb)
Seasons: 16
Tournaments: 141
Career Wins: 9
Career FIVB WT Wins: 3
Career Winnings: US$507,180.00
Sascha Heyer
Switzerland
Photo: Adrian Knecht
Personal Info
Birth Date: Jul 21, 1972 (49 yrs old)
Home Town: Zürich
Resides: Frauenfeld
Height: 203 cm (6'8")
Weight: 104 kg (229 lb)
Seasons: 18
Tournaments: 155
Career Wins: 2
Career FIVB WT Best: 2nd (5 times)
Career Winnings: US$413,192.50
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed1234579131725Money
FIVB36011042141112 US$258,050.00
FIVB C&S11000000000 US$2,000.00
Overall37111042141112 US$260,050.00
Previous Rome Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
2009 Sascha Heyer - 9th Patrick Heuscher - 9th
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 5/3-8/2010 Shanghai Open 11 17 120 US$2,800.00
FIVB 8/25-30/2009 The Hague Open 6 17 120 US$2,800.00
FIVB 8/11-16/2009 Kristiansand Open 5 7 300 US$7,600.00
FIVB 7/28-8/2/2009 Klagenfurt Grand Slam 14 5 480 US$13,200.00
FIVB 7/21-26/2009 Marseille Grand Slam 13 9 320 US$6,600.00
FIVB 7/14-19/2009 Moscow Grand Slam 13 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 7/7-12/2009 Gstaad Grand Slam 9 5 480 US$13,200.00
FIVB 6/26-7/5/2009 Stavanger World Championships 28 9 400 US$11,000.00
FIVB 5/26-31/2009 Myslowice Open 18 17 120 US$2,800.00
FIVB 5/12-17/2009 Rome Open 12 9 240 US$6,000.00
FIVB 4/21-26/2009 Brasilia Open 20 13 180 US$4,250.00
FIVB 8/9-22/2008 Beijing XXIX Olympic Games 11 17 0 US$0.00
FIVB 7/22-27/2008 Gstaad Grand Slam 9 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 7/1-6/2008 Moscow Grand Slam 17 17 160 US$5,100.00
FIVB 6/17-22/2008 Paris Grand Slam 22, Q2 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 6/10-15/2008 Berlin Grand Slam 21 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 5/27-6/1/2008 Barcelona Open 7 25 60 US$1,800.00
Rome Grand Slam Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Thu, 5/20/2010 Pool K Tarjei Skarlund / Martin Spinnangr, Norway (15) Lost 24-26, 14-21 0:39
Thu, 5/20/2010 Pool K Julius Brink / Jonas Reckermann, Germany (2) Lost 16-21, 23-25 0:46
Fri, 5/21/2010 Pool K Michal Kadziola / Jakub Szalankiewicz, Poland (31, Q11) Won 19-21, 26-24, 15-12 1:03
Fri, 5/21/2010 Winner 1 Penggen Wu / Linyin Xu, China (26) Lost 16-21, 16-21 0:34
Head to Head Results
Heuscher/Heyer lead the series against the field 36-32
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 1 Dalhausser/Rogers, United States 0-6
7/31/09FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool C Dalhausser/Rogers 3 Heuscher/Heyer 14 21-18, 21-13 0:44
7/24/09FIVBMarseille Grand Slam Winner 3 Dalhausser/Rogers 4 Heuscher/Heyer 13 21-16, 21-15 0:40
8/11/08FIVBBeijing XXIX Olympic Games Pool B Dalhausser/Rogers 2 Heuscher/Heyer 11 21-15, 21-10 0:41
7/3/08FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Pool A Dalhausser/Rogers 1 Heuscher/Heyer 17 21-18, 21-18 0:57
5/15/08FIVBItalian Open Winner 2 Dalhausser/Rogers 1 Heuscher/Heyer 16 21-14, 21-15 0:43
3/28/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Contender 4 Dalhausser/Rogers 2 Heuscher/Heyer 12 21-13, 22-20 0:43
Trail the series against # 2 Brink/Reckermann, Germany 0-1
5/20/10FIVBRome Grand Slam Pool K Brink/Reckermann 2 Heuscher/Heyer 18 21-16, 25-23 0:46
Trail the series against # 3 Marques/Solberg, Brazil 0-1
3/28/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Winner 3 Marques/Solberg 4 Heuscher/Heyer 12 21-19, 19-21, 15-12 1:03
Trail the series against # 6 Nummerdor/Schuil, Netherlands 1-3
7/11/09FIVBGstaad Grand Slam Winner 3 Nummerdor/Schuil 12 Heuscher/Heyer 9 13-21, 21-19, 15-13 1:00
7/26/08FIVBGstaad Grand Slam Winner 2 Nummerdor/Schuil 2 Heuscher/Heyer 9 21-19, 21-13 0:47
6/12/08FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Pool E Nummerdor/Schuil 5 Heuscher/Heyer 21 22-20, 16-21, 15-9 1:03
5/25/07FIVBItalian Open Contender 2 Heuscher/Heyer 6 Nummerdor/Schuil 5 19-21, 29-27, 17-15 1:09
Series tied with # 7 Klemperer/Koreng, Germany 2-2
5/5/10FIVBShanghai Open Winner 2 Klemperer/Koreng 6 Heuscher/Heyer 11 22-20, 21-10 0:39
7/11/09FIVBGstaad Grand Slam Winner 2 Heuscher/Heyer 9 Klemperer/Koreng 5 21-16, 21-19 0:50
5/14/09FIVBRome Open Winner 2 Klemperer/Koreng 5 Heuscher/Heyer 12 26-28, 22-20, 15-13 1:05
6/19/08FIVBParis Grand Slam Pool F Heuscher/Heyer 22, Q2 Klemperer/Koreng 6 21-17, 21-17 0:43
Lead the series against # 10 Nicolai/Varnier, Italy 1-0
7/17/09FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Winner 1 Heuscher/Heyer 13 Nicolai/Varnier 17 21-15, 13-7 Retired 0:36
Trail the series against # 11 Barsouk/Kolodinsky, Russia 1-4
8/1/09FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Winner 3 Barsouk/Kolodinsky 13 Heuscher/Heyer 14 18-21, 35-33, 15-13 1:17
6/21/08FIVBParis Grand Slam Winner 2 Barsouk/Kolodinsky 14 Heuscher/Heyer 22, Q2 21-14, 26-24 0:47
8/3/07FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool F Barsouk/Kolodinsky 6 Heuscher/Heyer 11 21-19, 14-21, 15-10 0:56
6/30/07FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Winner 3 Barsouk/Kolodinsky 7 Heuscher/Heyer 4 21-9, 19-21, 15-12 0:52
5/5/07FIVBShanghai Open Bronze Medal Heuscher/Heyer 8 Barsouk/Kolodinsky 17 21-19, 21-17 0:46
Lead the series against # 14 Gosch/Horst, Austria 4-2
5/6/10FIVBShanghai Open Contender 2 Gosch/Horst 12 Heuscher/Heyer 11 21-19, 18-21, 18-16 1:08
4/24/09FIVBBrasilia Open Contender 2 Heuscher/Heyer 20 Gosch/Horst 19 21-16, 13-21, 15-13 0:56
8/14/08FIVBBeijing XXIX Olympic Games Lucky Loser Gosch/Horst 24 Heuscher/Heyer 11 21-11, 21-19 0:39
5/8/08FIVBPrague Open Winner 1 Heuscher/Heyer 14 Gosch/Horst 19 18-21, 21-19, 15-9 1:04
8/16/07FIVBAland Open Winner 2 Heuscher/Heyer 6 Gosch/Horst 11 18-21, 21-13, 17-15 1:04
7/26/07FIVBGstaad World Championships Pool T Heuscher/Heyer 7 Gosch/Horst 18 24-22, 21-18 0:46
Series tied with # 15 Skarlund/Spinnangr, Norway 1-1
5/20/10FIVBRome Grand Slam Pool K Skarlund/Spinnangr 15 Heuscher/Heyer 18 26-24, 21-14 0:39
7/2/09FIVBStavanger World Championships Winner 1 Heuscher/Heyer 28 Skarlund/Spinnangr 13 21-19, 21-14 0:38
Trail the series against # 16 Gibb/Rosenthal, United States 0-2
5/28/09FIVBMyslowice Open Winner 1 Gibb/Rosenthal 15 Heuscher/Heyer 18 21-17, 22-20 0:42
4/23/09FIVBBrasilia Open Winner 1 Gibb/Rosenthal 13 Heuscher/Heyer 20 29-31, 24-22, 15-12 1:15
Series tied with # 20 Ces/Ces, France 2-2
8/13/09FIVBKristiansand Open Winner 2 Ces/Ces 12 Heuscher/Heyer 5 21-12, 21-17 0:39
7/31/09FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Winner 1 Heuscher/Heyer 14 Ces/Ces 20 21-17, 21-13 0:37
7/10/09FIVBGstaad Grand Slam Pool H Heuscher/Heyer 9 Ces/Ces 8 21-13, 21-11 0:36
5/29/08FIVBBarcelona Open Winner 1 Ces/Ces 26, Q4 Heuscher/Heyer 7 21-16, 20-22, 15-10 1:04
Lead the series against # 22 Samoilovs/Sorokins, Latvia 2-0
8/1/09FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Winner 2 Heuscher/Heyer 14 Samoilovs/Sorokins 26, Q7 21-16, 21-13 0:42
5/14/09FIVBRome Open Winner 1 Heuscher/Heyer 12 Samoilovs/Sorokins 21 21-14, 22-20 0:37
Lead the series against # 24, Q4 Redmann/VanHuizen, Canada 1-0
7/24/09FIVBMarseille Grand Slam Winner 2 Heuscher/Heyer 13 Redmann/VanHuizen 20 22-20, 21-17 0:48
Series tied with # 26 Wu/Xu, China 3-3
5/21/10FIVBRome Grand Slam Winner 1 Wu/Xu 26 Heuscher/Heyer 18 21-16, 21-16 0:34
8/17/07FIVBAland Open Contender 4 Wu/Xu 1 Heuscher/Heyer 6 24-22, 21-11 0:37
8/4/07FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Winner 2 Wu/Xu 5 Heuscher/Heyer 11 15-21, 21-16, 15-10 1:01
7/13/07FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Pool E Heuscher/Heyer 5 Wu/Xu 12 21-23, 24-22, 15-9 1:02
6/9/07FIVBZagreb Open Contender 5 Heuscher/Heyer 7 Wu/Xu 3 21-18, 23-21 0:47
5/3/07FIVBShanghai Open Winner 4 Heuscher/Heyer 8 Wu/Xu 5 21-19, 21-12 0:39
Series tied with # 27, Q3 Lario/Mesa, Spain 1-1
7/16/09FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Pool D Lario/Mesa 20, Q2 Heuscher/Heyer 13 21-18, 36-34 1:00
5/15/09FIVBRome Open Contender 3 Heuscher/Heyer 12 Lario/Mesa 19 24-22, 21-14 0:44
Series tied with # 28, Q15 Asahi/Shiratori, Japan 1-1
7/30/09FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool C Heuscher/Heyer 14 Asahi/Shiratori 19, Q19 21-17, 21-13 0:42
6/7/07FIVBZagreb Open Winner 1 Asahi/Shiratori 26, Q13 Heuscher/Heyer 7 12-21, 21-18, 15-13 0:50
Lead the series against # 29, Q12 Erdmann/Matysik, Germany 2-0
8/14/09FIVBKristiansand Open Contender 3 Heuscher/Heyer 5 Erdmann/Matysik 19 16-21, 21-19, 17-15 0:56
7/9/09FIVBGstaad Grand Slam Pool H Heuscher/Heyer 9 Erdmann/Matysik 24 27-25, 27-25 0:57
Lead the series against # 30, Q16 Doppler/Mellitzer, Austria 2-0
8/13/09FIVBKristiansand Open Winner 1 Heuscher/Heyer 5 Doppler/Mellitzer 28, Q10 21-19, 18-21, 15-13 0:56
7/9/09FIVBGstaad Grand Slam Pool H Heuscher/Heyer 9 Doppler/Mellitzer 25 21-10, 21-14 0:37
Lead the series against # 31, Q11 Kadziola/Szalankiewicz, Poland 3-0
5/21/10FIVBRome Grand Slam Pool K Heuscher/Heyer 18 Kadziola/Szalankiewicz 31, Q11 19-21, 26-24, 15-12 1:03
8/27/09FIVBThe Hague Open Winner 1 Heuscher/Heyer 6 Kadziola/Szalankiewicz 27 23-21, 21-11 0:38
9/7/07FIVBStare Jablonki Open Contender 2 Heuscher/Heyer 7 Kadziola/Szalankiewicz 9 21-11, 21-15 0:34
Trail the series against # Q1 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro, Georgia 0-2
8/27/09FIVBThe Hague Open Winner 2 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 11 Heuscher/Heyer 6 23-21, 21-19 0:40
5/15/09FIVBRome Open Contender 4 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 23 Heuscher/Heyer 12 21-16, 21-15 0:39
Lead the series against # Q2 Lochhead/Pitman, New Zealand 3-1
8/28/09FIVBThe Hague Open Contender 2 Lochhead/Pitman 21 Heuscher/Heyer 6 21-19, 21-15 0:34
8/16/07FIVBAland Open Winner 1 Heuscher/Heyer 6 Lochhead/Pitman 27 23-21, 21-17 0:43
6/28/07FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Pool D Heuscher/Heyer 4 Lochhead/Pitman 29, Q6 21-13, 21-16 0:34
5/24/07FIVBItalian Open Contender 1 Heuscher/Heyer 6 Lochhead/Pitman 22 21-18, 21-19 0:40
Lead the series against # Q7 Hoyer/Soderberg, Denmark 2-0
7/30/09FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool C Heuscher/Heyer 14 Hoyer/Soderberg 30 24-22, 21-16 0:49
6/13/08FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Pool E Heuscher/Heyer 21 Hoyer/Soderberg 28, Q19 23-21, 21-17 0:44
Lead the series against # Q8 Gabathuler/Schnider, Switzerland 1-0
8/15/09FIVBKristiansand Open Contender 4 Heuscher/Heyer 5 Gabathuler/Schnider 31, Q2 21-17, 21-17 0:37
Lead the series against # Q17 Brinkborg/Gunnarsson, Sweden 1-0
7/16/09FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Pool D Heuscher/Heyer 13 Brinkborg/Gunnarsson 29, Q20 21-17, 21-9 0:36
Lead the series against # Q18 Henriquez/Mussa, Venezuela 1-0
4/23/09FIVBBrasilia Open Contender 1 Heuscher/Heyer 20 Henriquez/Mussa 29, Q7 18-21, 21-16, 15-11 0:53
Lead the series against # Q26 Dumek/Tichy, Czech Republic 1-0
8/14/09FIVBKristiansand Open Contender 2 Heuscher/Heyer 5 Dumek/Tichy 27, Q7 21-14, 21-14 0:36