Much to the delight of the partisan home country crowd, Mexico capped off a scintillating day of pro beach volleyball by joining teams from Germany, Italy and Latvia in the men’s final four Saturday at the double-gender US$150,000 FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open, the third event on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar.
Saturday’s men’s schedule will have the semifinals, bronze medal match and gold medal finale. Also on Friday, the women play their first elimination round featuring the second and third-place finishers in each pool, the round of 16 and then . . .