FIVB World Tour
US$600,000 Fort Lauderdale Major, Five Star
February 7 - 11, 2017
(10) Daniele Lupo/Paolo Nicolai, Italy
 
Daniele Lupo
Italy
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: May 6, 1991 (27 yrs old)
Home Town: Rome
Resides: Rome
Height: 195 cm (6'5")
Weight: 80 kg (176 lb)
Seasons: 12
Tournaments: 84
Career Wins: 3
Career Winnings: US$427,737.50
Paolo Nicolai
Italy
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Aug 6, 1988 (30 yrs old)
Home Town: Ortona
Resides: Ortona
Height: 203 cm (6'8")
Weight: 91 kg (200 lb)
Seasons: 14
Tournaments: 104
Career Wins: 5
Career FIVB WT Wins: 3
Career Winnings: US$473,662.50
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed123457913172533Money
FIVB7639921122201341 US$850,675.00
Previous Fort Lauderdale Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
2015 Paolo Nicolai - 5th Daniele Lupo - 5th
2018 Paolo Nicolai - 2nd Daniele Lupo - 2nd
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 8/6-18/2016 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games 10 2   US$0.00
FIVB 7/5-10/2016 Gstaad Major 9 9 360 US$11,000.00
FIVB 6/7-12/2016 Major Hamburg 10 25 160 US$4,000.00
FIVB 5/24-29/2016 Moscow Grand Slam 13 5 480 US$17,000.00
FIVB 5/3-8/2016 Sochi Open 9 1 500 US$11,000.00
FIVB 4/19-23/2016 Fuzhou Open 9 2 450 US$8,000.00
FIVB 4/12-16/2016 Xiamen Open 6 17 180 US$1,200.00
FIVB 4/4-8/2016 Qatar Open 9 5 300 US$3,375.00
FIVB 3/15-20/2016 Vitória Open 13 2 450 US$8,000.00
FIVB 3/8-13/2016 Rio de Janeiro Grand Slam 16 17 240 US$7,000.00
Fort Lauderdale Major Five Star Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Wed, 2/8/2017 Pool G Esteban Grimalt / Marco Grimalt, Chile (23) Won 21-18, 21-17 0:33
Wed, 2/8/2017 Pool G Kay Matysik / Alexander Walkenhorst, Germany (26, Q4) Won 21-16, 19-21, 15-10 0:47
Thu, 2/9/2017 Pool G Ben Saxton / Chaim Schalk, Canada (7) Won 21-16, 21-17 0:26
Fri, 2/10/2017 Winner 2 Grant O'Gorman / Michael Plantinga, Canada (21) Won 21-18, 13-21, 15-5 0:39
Fri, 2/10/2017 Winner 3 Ryan Doherty / John Hyden, United States (24) Lost 21-12, 19-21, 11-15 0:42
Major Series Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 6/2-7/2015 Porec Major Series 10 9 360 US$11,000.00
FIVB 6/9-14/2015 Stavanger Major Series 16 9 360 US$11,000.00
FIVB 7/7-12/2015 Gstaad Major Series 12 5 480 US$17,000.00
FIVB 6/7-12/2016 Major Hamburg 10 25 160 US$4,000.00
FIVB 7/5-10/2016 Gstaad Major 9 9 360 US$11,000.00
FIVB 2/7-11/2017 Fort Lauderdale Major Five Star 10 5 480 US$12,000.00
FIVB 6/26-7/2/2017 Porec Major Five Star 12 2 960 US$32,000.00
FIVB 7/3-9/2017 Gstaad Major Five Star 4 17 240 US$6,000.00
FIVB 2/27-3/4/2018 Fort Lauderdale Major 5 2 1080 US$32,000.00
FIVB 7/9-14/2018 Gstaad Major 12 3 960 US$20,000.00
FIVB 7/31-8/5/2018 Vienna Major 2 17 480 US$6,000.00
Head to Head Results
Lupo/Nicolai lead the series against the field 30-25
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 1 Dalhausser/Lucena, United States 1-3
8/11/16FIVB2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games Pool C Dalhausser/Lucena 3 Lupo/Nicolai 10 21-13, 17-21, 24-22 0:55
7/9/16FIVBGstaad Major Winner 2 Dalhausser/Lucena 2 Lupo/Nicolai 9 21-18, 21-19 0:37
5/27/16FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Winner 1 Lupo/Nicolai 13 Dalhausser/Lucena 3 22-20, 23-21 0:39
4/23/16FIVBFuzhou Open Gold Medal Dalhausser/Lucena 1 Lupo/Nicolai 9 21-18, 21-15 0:33
Lead the series against # 2 Samoilovs/Smedins, Latvia 4-2
9/12/15FIVBSochi Open Semi-Finals Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Lupo/Nicolai 4 21-17, 21-17 0:38
7/10/15FIVBGstaad Major Series Pool E Lupo/Nicolai 12 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 18-21, 21-19, 15-13 0:56
5/3/14FIVBShanghai Grand Slam Gold Medal Lupo/Nicolai 7 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 24-26, 21-18, 15-12 0:56
10/25/13FIVBXiamen Grand Slam Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 11 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 24-22, 25-23 0:45
7/26/13FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Winner 3 Lupo/Nicolai 6 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 21-17, 19-21, 16-14 0:50
6/22/13FIVBRome Grand Slam Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Lupo/Nicolai 1 21-19, 22-20 0:38
Trail the series against # 3 Cerutti/Oscar Schmidt, Brazil 3-6
8/18/16FIVB2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games Gold Medal Cerutti/Oscar Schmidt 1 Lupo/Nicolai 10 21-19, 21-17 0:44
5/28/16FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Winner 3 Cerutti/Oscar Schmidt 1 Lupo/Nicolai 13 21-19, 21-18 0:38
3/20/16FIVBVitória Open Gold Medal Cerutti/Oscar Schmidt 1 Lupo/Nicolai 13 21-13, 21-18 0:37
3/10/16FIVBRio de Janeiro Grand Slam Pool A Cerutti/Oscar Schmidt 1 Lupo/Nicolai 16 21-17, 18-21, 15-13 0:53
10/3/15FIVB2015 World Tour Finals Ft. Lauderdale Winner 1 Cerutti/Oscar Schmidt 2 Lupo/Nicolai 9 20-22, 21-19, 15-10 1:01
6/12/15FIVBStavanger Major Series Pool A Lupo/Nicolai 16 Cerutti/Oscar Schmidt 1 21-18, 14-21, 15-13 0:47
8/3/14FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Gold Medal Cerutti/Oscar Schmidt 3 Lupo/Nicolai 7 21-14, 21-17 0:33
6/14/14FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Winner 3 Lupo/Nicolai 5 Cerutti/Oscar Schmidt 13, Q1 21-19, 16-21, 15-11 0:50
4/26/14FIVBFuzhou Open Gold Medal Lupo/Nicolai 7 Cerutti/Oscar Schmidt 6 21-17, 16-21, 15-13 0:48
Series tied with # 5 Kantor/Losiak, Poland 1-1
8/11/16FIVB2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games Lucky Loser Lupo/Nicolai 10 Kantor/Losiak 11 21-12, 15-21, 15-13 0:41
5/23/13FIVBCorrientes Grand Slam Pool C Kantor/Losiak 30 Lupo/Nicolai 3 21-19, 15-21, 15-11 0:48
Lead the series against # 6 Gavira/Herrera, Spain 5-3
4/23/16FIVBFuzhou Open Semi-Finals Lupo/Nicolai 9 Gavira/Herrera 5 17-21, 21-14, 15-13 0:46
3/19/16FIVBVitória Open Winner 3 Lupo/Nicolai 13 Gavira/Herrera 10 19-21, 21-18, 15-10 0:44
10/1/15FIVB2015 World Tour Finals Ft. Lauderdale Pool A Lupo/Nicolai 9 Gavira/Herrera 8 24-22, 21-17 0:38
6/5/15FIVBPorec Major Series Pool G Lupo/Nicolai 10 Gavira/Herrera 7 22-20, 21-14 0:37
7/26/13FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Semi-Finals Gavira/Herrera 14 Lupo/Nicolai 6 24-26, 21-19, 15-13 1:01
7/6/13FIVBStare Jablonki World Championships Winner 2 Gavira/Herrera 44 Lupo/Nicolai 9 21-19, 21-16 0:39
4/29/12FIVBSilesia Open Bronze Medal Gavira/Herrera 3 Lupo/Nicolai 12 21-16, 21-11 0:34
4/21/11FIVBBrasilia Open Contender 4 Lupo/Nicolai 28, Q11 Gavira/Herrera 9 18-21, 21-18, 15-13 0:52
Lead the series against # 7 Saxton/Schalk, Canada 4-1
2/9/17FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Five Star Pool G Lupo/Nicolai 10 Saxton/Schalk 7 21-16, 21-17 0:26
5/27/16FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 13 Saxton/Schalk 10 15-21, 21-18, 15-10 0:41
7/24/15FIVBYokohama Grand Slam Winner 2 Saxton/Schalk 16 Lupo/Nicolai 10 22-20, 19-21, 15-11 0:51
7/2/13FIVBStare Jablonki World Championships Pool I Lupo/Nicolai 9 Saxton/Schalk 40 10-21, 21-18, 15-13  
6/13/13FIVBThe Hague Grand Slam Pool E Lupo/Nicolai 12 Saxton/Schalk 28, Q8 21-15, 17-21, 16-14 0:44
Trail the series against # 17 Doppler/Horst, Austria 2-4
6/9/16FIVBMajor Hamburg Pool G Doppler/Horst 7 Lupo/Nicolai 10 20-22, 21-17, 15-13 0:45
3/11/16FIVBRio de Janeiro Grand Slam Winner 1 Doppler/Horst 9 Lupo/Nicolai 16 21-13, 18-21, 15-11 0:48
6/20/15FIVBSt. Petersburg Grand Slam Winner 3 Doppler/Horst 7 Lupo/Nicolai 12 21-16, 14-21, 15-10 0:48
7/31/12FIVBLondon 2012 Olympic Games Pool A Doppler/Horst 24 Lupo/Nicolai 13 21-18, 21-17 0:41
7/5/12FIVBGstaad Grand Slam Pool M Lupo/Nicolai 13 Doppler/Horst 29 27-25, 21-19 0:40
4/28/12FIVBSilesia Open Contender 5 Lupo/Nicolai 12 Doppler/Horst 28, Q4 21-17, 21-19 0:34
Series tied with # 19 Bockermann/Fluggen, Germany 2-2
4/7/16FIVBQatar Open Winner 3 Bockermann/Fluggen 10 Lupo/Nicolai 9 28-26, 21-19 0:42
7/9/15FIVBGstaad Major Series Pool E Bockermann/Fluggen 28, Q7 Lupo/Nicolai 12 24-22, 21-15 0:38
6/17/15FIVBSt. Petersburg Grand Slam Pool E Lupo/Nicolai 12 Bockermann/Fluggen 21 24-22, 21-18 0:43
6/4/15FIVBPorec Major Series Pool G Lupo/Nicolai 10 Bockermann/Fluggen 26, Q6 21-16, 21-13 0:33
Series tied with # 20 Plavins/Regza, Latvia 1-1
6/9/16FIVBMajor Hamburg Pool G Plavins/Regza 26, Q4 Lupo/Nicolai 10 21-16, 21-13 0:30
4/7/16FIVBQatar Open Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 9 Plavins/Regza 18 12-21, 21-11, 15-12 0:36
Lead the series against # 21 O'Gorman/Plantinga, Canada 1-0
2/10/17FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Five Star Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 10 O'Gorman/Plantinga 21 21-18, 13-21, 15-5 0:39
Lead the series against # 23 Grimalt/Grimalt, Chile 3-1
2/8/17FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Five Star Pool G Lupo/Nicolai 10 Grimalt/Grimalt 23 21-18, 21-17 0:33
4/14/16FIVBXiamen Open Pool F Lupo/Nicolai 6 Grimalt/Grimalt 11 15-21, 21-14, 18-16 0:42
6/4/15FIVBPorec Major Series Pool G Grimalt/Grimalt 23 Lupo/Nicolai 10 15-21, 21-19, 24-22 0:56
5/28/15FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Pool G Lupo/Nicolai 7 Grimalt/Grimalt 23 21-16, 28-26 0:44
Trail the series against # 24 Doherty/Hyden, United States 0-1
2/10/17FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Five Star Winner 3 Doherty/Hyden 24 Lupo/Nicolai 10 12-21, 21-19, 15-11 0:42
Lead the series against # 26, Q4 Matysik/Walkenhorst, Germany 1-0
2/8/17FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Five Star Pool G Lupo/Nicolai 10 Matysik/Walkenhorst 26, Q4 21-16, 19-21, 15-10 0:47
Lead the series against # Q2 Koekelkoren/van Walle, Belgium 1-0
4/13/16FIVBXiamen Open Pool F Lupo/Nicolai 6 Koekelkoren/van Walle 22 21-18, 19-21, 15-13 0:47
Lead the series against # Q14 Bergerud/Solhaug, Norway 1-0
4/22/16FIVBFuzhou Open Winner 1 Lupo/Nicolai 9 Bergerud/Solhaug 29, Q15 21-12, 21-13 0:27