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University of Southern California senior Sara Hughes chases a dig during the final match of the AVP San Francisco Open on Sunday.

Women take center stage at AVP San Francisco Open

University of Southern California seniors Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes placed second…


Competitors take a time out while volunteer ball girls play during the qualification rounds for the AVP San Francisco Open on Thursday. (Shannon Cole/Special to S.F. Examiner)

AVP tournament gets off to leisurely start

Qualification for the Association of Volleyball Professionals San Francisco Open began early…


Kerri Walsh Jennings will compete in the San Francisco Open this weekend on The Embarcadero. (Mary Altaffer/AP)

Pro beach volleyball to hit The Embarcadero

The country‚Äôs best beach volleyball stars will hit the sand this weekend…