FIVB World Tour
US$600,000 Foro Italico Beach Volley Grand Slam
May 18 - 23, 2010
(22) Aleksandrs Samoilovs/Ruslans Sorokins, Latvia
 
Aleksandrs Samoilovs
Latvia
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Apr 6, 1985 (36 yrs old)
Home Town: Riga
Resides: Riga
Height: 196 cm (6'5")
Weight: 96 kg (211 lb)
Seasons: 19
Tournaments: 187
Career Wins: 15
Career FIVB WT Wins: 13
Career Winnings: US$752,637.50
Ruslans Sorokins
Latvia
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Mar 11, 1982 (39 yrs old)
Home Town: Riga
Resides: Riga
Height: 196 cm (6'5")
Weight: 96 kg (211 lb)
Seasons: 15
Tournaments: 91
Career Best: 2nd (4 times)
Career FIVB WT Best: 2nd (Kristiansand 2009)
Career Winnings: US$160,900.00
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed12345791317253341Money
FIVB5201005015512923 US$279,900.00
Previous Rome Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
2009 Ruslans Sorokins - 25th Aleksandrs Samoilovs - 25th
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 5/3-8/2010 Shanghai Open 16 17 120 US$2,800.00
FIVB 8/25-30/2009 The Hague Open 12 9 240 US$6,000.00
FIVB 8/18-23/2009 Aland Open 17 17 120 US$2,800.00
FIVB 8/11-16/2009 Kristiansand Open 14 2 540 US$21,000.00
FIVB 8/4-9/2009 Stare Jablonki Open 17 17 120 US$2,800.00
FIVB 7/28-8/2/2009 Klagenfurt Grand Slam 26, Q7 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 7/21-26/2009 Marseille Grand Slam 29 17 160 US$4,000.00
FIVB 7/14-19/2009 Moscow Grand Slam Q3 33 40 US$0.00
FIVB 7/7-12/2009 Gstaad Grand Slam 20, Q4 25 80 US$3,500.00
FIVB 6/26-7/5/2009 Stavanger World Championships 31 9 400 US$11,000.00
FIVB 5/26-31/2009 Myslowice Open 25, Q4 13 180 US$4,250.00
FIVB 5/12-17/2009 Rome Open 21 25 60 US$2,000.00
FIVB 10/6-11/2008 Dubai Open 11 17 120 US$2,500.00
FIVB 9/2-7/2008 Mallorca Open 12 9 240 US$5,500.00
FIVB 8/26-31/2008 Kristiansand Open 19 13 180 US$3,900.00
Rome Grand Slam Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Wed, 5/19/2010 Pool O Dmitri Barsouk / Igor Kolodinsky, Russia (11) Lost 15-21, 23-21, 5-15 0:50
Thu, 5/20/2010 Pool O Reinder Nummerdor / Richard Schuil, Netherlands (6) Lost 15-21, 17-21 0:36
Fri, 5/21/2010 Pool O Inocencio Lario / Raul Mesa, Spain (27, Q3) Won 21-17, 24-22 0:48
Fri, 5/21/2010 Winner 1 Pedro Cunha / Thiago Santos Barbosa, Brazil (17, Q9) Lost 13-21, 21-17, 10-15 0:50
Head to Head Results
Samoilovs/Sorokins trail the series against the field 14-21
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 1 Dalhausser/Rogers, United States 0-4
5/5/10FIVBShanghai Open Winner 2 Dalhausser/Rogers 1 Samoilovs/Sorokins 16 21-15, 21-14 0:40
7/24/09FIVBMarseille Grand Slam Winner 2 Dalhausser/Rogers 4 Samoilovs/Sorokins 29 21-15, 21-19 0:44
7/9/09FIVBGstaad Grand Slam Pool D Dalhausser/Rogers 4 Samoilovs/Sorokins 20, Q4 21-17, 21-18 0:45
7/3/09FIVBStavanger World Championships Winner 2 Dalhausser/Rogers 2 Samoilovs/Sorokins 31 21-11, 21-11 0:34
Trail the series against # 2 Brink/Reckermann, Germany 0-1
8/6/09FIVBStare Jablonki Open Winner 2 Brink/Reckermann 1 Samoilovs/Sorokins 17 21-15, 21-15 0:43
Trail the series against # 6 Nummerdor/Schuil, Netherlands 0-2
5/20/10FIVBRome Grand Slam Pool O Nummerdor/Schuil 6 Samoilovs/Sorokins 22 21-15, 21-17 0:36
6/7/06FIVBItalian Open Qualifier 3 Nummerdor/Schuil Q65 Samoilovs/Sorokins Q33 21-12, 19-21, 15-8 0:43
Lead the series against # 9 Ingrosso/Ingrosso, Italy 2-0
5/27/09FIVBMyslowice Open Qualifier 3 Samoilovs/Sorokins 25, Q4 Ingrosso/Ingrosso Q13 21-16, 21-19 0:40
10/8/08FIVBDubai Open Winner 1 Samoilovs/Sorokins 11 Ingrosso/Ingrosso 22, Q7 21-13, 21-17 0:42
Trail the series against # 11 Barsouk/Kolodinsky, Russia 0-3
5/19/10FIVBRome Grand Slam Pool O Barsouk/Kolodinsky 11 Samoilovs/Sorokins 22 21-15, 21-23, 15-5 0:50
8/16/09FIVBKristiansand Open Gold Medal Barsouk/Kolodinsky 3 Samoilovs/Sorokins 14 21-13, 21-16 0:38
8/13/09FIVBKristiansand Open Winner 2 Barsouk/Kolodinsky 3 Samoilovs/Sorokins 14 16-21, 21-16, 15-13 0:55
Trail the series against # 12 Bellaguarda/Laciga, Switzerland 0-1
7/10/09FIVBGstaad Grand Slam Pool D Bellaguarda/Laciga 29 Samoilovs/Sorokins 20, Q4 21-15, 21-16 0:40
Trail the series against # 14 Gosch/Horst, Austria 0-1
8/20/09FIVBAland Open Winner 1 Gosch/Horst 16 Samoilovs/Sorokins 17 21-16, 21-7 0:42
Series tied with # 15 Skarlund/Spinnangr, Norway 1-1
8/21/09FIVBAland Open Contender 2 Skarlund/Spinnangr 18, Q6 Samoilovs/Sorokins 17 21-17, 21-16 0:37
8/15/09FIVBKristiansand Open Contender 5 Samoilovs/Sorokins 14 Skarlund/Spinnangr 9 21-18, 21-17 0:39
Trail the series against # 17, Q9 Cunha/Santos Barbosa, Brazil 0-1
5/21/10FIVBRome Grand Slam Winner 1 Cunha/Santos Barbosa 17, Q9 Samoilovs/Sorokins 22 21-13, 17-21, 15-10 0:50
Trail the series against # 18 Heuscher/Heyer, Switzerland 0-2
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 # 19 Fijalek/Prudel, Poland 1-0
5/5/10FIVBShanghai Open Winner 1 Samoilovs/Sorokins 16 Fijalek/Prudel 17 16-21, 21-12, 15-11 0:50
Trail the series against # 20 Ces/Ces, France 0-1
5/6/10FIVBShanghai Open Contender 2 Ces/Ces 18 Samoilovs/Sorokins 16 21-14, 7-21, 15-8 0:51
Lead the series against # 24, Q4 Redmann/VanHuizen, Canada 1-0
8/6/09FIVBStare Jablonki Open Winner 1 Samoilovs/Sorokins 17 Redmann/VanHuizen 16 21-16, 21-19 0:39
Trail the series against # 25, Q10 Boersma/Paulides, Netherlands 0-1
5/28/09FIVBMyslowice Open Winner 2 Boersma/Paulides 24 Samoilovs/Sorokins 25, Q4 21-17, 18-21, 15-12 0:56
Lead the series against # 27, Q3 Lario/Mesa, Spain 2-1
5/21/10FIVBRome Grand Slam Pool O Samoilovs/Sorokins 22 Lario/Mesa 27, Q3 21-17, 24-22 0:48
8/14/09FIVBKristiansand Open Contender 2 Samoilovs/Sorokins 14 Lario/Mesa 13 21-18, 21-19 0:42
8/7/09FIVBStare Jablonki Open Contender 2 Lario/Mesa 18 Samoilovs/Sorokins 17 23-21, 21-18 0:45
Lead the series against # 29, Q12 Erdmann/Matysik, Germany 1-0
8/13/09FIVBKristiansand Open Winner 1 Samoilovs/Sorokins 14 Erdmann/Matysik 19 21-13, 25-23 0:43
Lead the series against # 30, Q16 Doppler/Mellitzer, Austria 1-0
8/14/09FIVBKristiansand Open Contender 3 Samoilovs/Sorokins 14 Doppler/Mellitzer 28, Q10 21-16, 21-15 0:35
Series tied with # 31, Q11 Kadziola/Szalankiewicz, Poland 1-1
8/28/09FIVBThe Hague Open Contender 2 Samoilovs/Sorokins 12 Kadziola/Szalankiewicz 27 21-19, 17-21, 15-9 0:52
10/9/08FIVBDubai Open Contender 2 Kadziola/Szalankiewicz 21, Q3 Samoilovs/Sorokins 11 16-21, 21-17, 15-10 1:03
Lead the series against # Q2 Lochhead/Pitman, New Zealand 1-0
8/27/09FIVBThe Hague Open Winner 1 Samoilovs/Sorokins 12 Lochhead/Pitman 21 21-19, 17-21, 18-16 0:53
Lead the series against # Q5 Dugrip/Salvetti, France 1-0
7/29/09FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Qualifier 2 Samoilovs/Sorokins 26, Q7 Dugrip/Salvetti Q10 21-16, 15-21, 15-12 0:55
Trail the series against # Q7 Hoyer/Soderberg, Denmark 0-1
8/29/08FIVBKristiansand Open Contender 3 Hoyer/Soderberg 22, Q2 Samoilovs/Sorokins 19 21-14, 21-14 0:37
Lead the series against # Q14 Hupfer/Schroffenegger, Austria 1-0
7/30/09FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool G Samoilovs/Sorokins 26, Q7 Hupfer/Schroffenegger 10 28-26, 21-18 0:53
Lead the series against # Q22 Hernandez/Villafane, Venezuela 1-0
5/29/09FIVBMyslowice Open Contender 2 Samoilovs/Sorokins 25, Q4 Hernandez/Villafane 23, Q5 21-18, 21-18 0:41