FIVB World Tour
US$150,000 Doha Four Star
March 12 - 16, 2019
Aleksandrs Samoilovs/Janis Smedins, Latvia
 
Aleksandrs Samoilovs
Latvia
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Apr 6, 1985 (33 yrs old)
Home Town: Riga
Resides: Riga
Height: 196 cm (6'5")
Weight: 96 kg (211 lb)
Seasons: 17
Tournaments: 166
Career Wins: 13
Career FIVB WT Wins: 11
Career Winnings: US$696,637.50
Janis Smedins
Latvia
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Jul 31, 1987 (31 yrs old)
Home Town: Kuldiga
Resides: Kuldiga
Height: 191 cm (6'3")
Weight: 84 kg (185 lb)
Seasons: 17
Tournaments: 132
Career Wins: 12
Career Winnings: US$618,462.50
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed123457913171925Money
FIVB7011566110220711 US$979,175.00
Previous Doha Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
2014 Toms Smedins - 17th Did not play
2018 Janis Smedins - 5th Aleksandrs Samoilovs - 5th
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 1/2-6/2019 The Hague Four Star 3 9 400 US$4,000.00
FIVB 8/15-18/2018 2018 World Tour Finals Hamburg 5 9   US$7,500.00
FIVB 8/8-12/2018 Moscow Four Star 6 1 800 US$20,000.00
FIVB 7/31-8/5/2018 Vienna Major 7 9 600 US$8,000.00
FIVB 7/9-14/2018 Gstaad Major 11 9 600 US$8,000.00
FIVB 7/3-8/2018 Espinho Four Star 4 1 800 US$20,000.00
FIVB 6/27-7/1/2018 Poland Four Star 10 3 640 US$10,000.00
FIVB 6/20-24/2018 Ostrava Four Star 11 9 400 US$4,000.00
FIVB 5/16-20/2018 Itapema Four Star 4 17 320 US$3,000.00
FIVB 5/1-6/2018 Huntington Beach Four Star 9 4 560 US$8,000.00
FIVB 4/18-22/2018 Xiamen Four Star 5 9 400 US$4,000.00
Head to Head Results
Samoilovs/Smedins lead the series against the field 59-41
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Lead the series against Barbosa/Carvalhaes, Brazil 3-0
7/31/16FIVBA1 Major Klagenfurt Gold Medal Samoilovs/Smedins 1 Barbosa/Carvalhaes 4 21-18, 21-18 0:35
6/19/16FIVBPoland Grand Slam Semi-Finals Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Barbosa/Carvalhaes 14, Q1 18-21, 21-18, 15-12 0:51
9/5/15FIVBRio Open Semi-Finals Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Barbosa/Carvalhaes 16, Q3 21-14, 21-17 0:35
Series tied with Brouwer/Meeuwsen, Netherlands 5-5
1/5/19FIVBThe Hague Four Star Winner 2 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 By Forfeit  
7/1/18FIVBPoland Four Star Bronze Medal Samoilovs/Smedins 10 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 4 21-18, 18-21, 17-15 0:47
6/23/18FIVBOstrava Four Star Winner 2 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 11 21-15, 21-12 0:33
5/6/18FIVBHuntington Beach Four Star Semi-Finals Brouwer/Meeuwsen 7 Samoilovs/Smedins 9 17-21, 21-18, 15-10 0:55
1/6/18FIVBThe Hague Four Star Winner 2 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 18-21, 21-17, 15-9 0:49
9/16/16FIVB2016 World Tour Finals Toronto Pool B Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 7 21-19, 21-14 0:34
7/30/16FIVBA1 Major Klagenfurt Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 1 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 2 17-21, 21-15, 15-10 0:48
7/9/16FIVBGstaad Major Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 3 21-18, 21-19 0:36
6/9/16FIVBMajor Hamburg Pool D Brouwer/Meeuwsen 4 Samoilovs/Smedins 13 21-19, 32-30 0:42
7/12/15FIVBGstaad Major Series Semi-Finals Samoilovs/Smedins 5 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 7 19-21, 21-18, 15-12 0:52
Trail the series against Bryl/Fijalek, Poland 1-2
3/7/18FIVBDoha Four Star Pool E Bryl/Fijalek 12 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 25-23, 22-20 0:39
2/28/18FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Pool E Samoilovs/Smedins 12 Bryl/Fijalek 21 21-14, 21-13 0:31
7/8/17FIVBGstaad Major Five Star Winner 1 Bryl/Fijalek 16 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 21-19, 16-21, 15-12 0:47
Lead the series against Caminati/Ranghieri, Italy 2-0
3/8/18FIVBDoha Four Star Winner 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 Caminati/Ranghieri 18, Q1 21-18, 29-27 0:53
8/28/16FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Bronze Medal Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Caminati/Ranghieri 20 21-18, 21-19 0:41
Lead the series against Cerutti/Loyola, Brazil 1-0
8/12/18FIVBMoscow Four Star Gold Medal Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Cerutti/Loyola 13 21-18, 21-13 0:35
Trail the series against Dalhausser/Lucena, United States 2-4
5/4/18FIVBHuntington Beach Four Star Winner 4 Samoilovs/Smedins 9 Dalhausser/Lucena 1 24-22, 21-18 0:43
3/3/18FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Semi-Finals Dalhausser/Lucena 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 12 21-14, 21-12 0:37
7/10/16FIVBGstaad Major Semi-Finals Dalhausser/Lucena 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 21-18, 21-16 0:36
4/23/16FIVBFuzhou Open Semi-Finals Dalhausser/Lucena 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 21-19, 21-13 0:36
9/13/15FIVBSochi Open Gold Medal Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Dalhausser/Lucena 3 24-22, 21-19 0:44
8/21/15FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Winner 2 Dalhausser/Lucena 24 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 17-21, 21-11, 15-12 0:54
Lead the series against Doherty/Hyden, United States 1-0
8/3/17FIVBVienna World Championships Winner 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Doherty/Hyden 22 23-21, 18-21, 15-12 0:50
Lead the series against Doppler/Horst, Austria 7-6
8/4/18FIVBVienna Major Winner 2 Doppler/Horst 8 Samoilovs/Smedins 7 21-16, 24-22 0:46
6/28/18FIVBPoland Four Star Pool G Doppler/Horst 7 Samoilovs/Smedins 10 17-21, 21-19, 15-12 0:46
6/21/18FIVBOstrava Four Star Pool F Samoilovs/Smedins 11 Doppler/Horst 6 23-21, 21-17 0:36
6/29/17FIVBPorec Major Five Star Pool B Doppler/Horst 18 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 21-15, 16-21, 15-13 0:44
6/1/17FIVBMoscow Three Star Pool A Doppler/Horst 17 Samoilovs/Smedins 1 21-15, 21-13 0:29
7/24/15FIVBYokohama Grand Slam Winner 2 Doppler/Horst 9 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 21-17, 17-21, 15-11 0:50
7/11/15FIVBGstaad Major Series Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 Doppler/Horst 9 21-17, 28-26 0:45
9/26/14FIVBSão Paulo Grand Slam Winner 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 Doppler/Horst 10 21-17, 19-21, 15-9 0:44
8/24/14FIVBStare Jablonki Grand Slam Semi-Finals Samoilovs/Smedins 5 Doppler/Horst 17 22-20, 21-17 0:38
7/17/14FIVBThe Hague Grand Slam Pool D Samoilovs/Smedins 4 Doppler/Horst 20 21-18, 21-16 0:36
6/21/13FIVBRome Grand Slam Pool F Doppler/Horst 11 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 21-18, 21-18 0:38
6/15/13FIVBThe Hague Grand Slam Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 10 Doppler/Horst 18 21-19, 21-17 0:38
5/25/13FIVBCorrientes Grand Slam Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 9 Doppler/Horst 16, Q1 21-18, 29-27 0:47
Lead the series against Evans/Kolinske, United States 1-0
8/9/18FIVBMoscow Four Star Pool F Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Evans/Kolinske 27, Q9 23-25, 21-15, 15-12 0:51
Lead the series against Filho/Santos, Brazil 2-1
6/26/14FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Pool C Filho/Santos 14 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 17-21, 21-15, 15-13 0:50
8/25/13FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Semi-Finals Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Filho/Santos 4 21-14, 21-19 0:40
6/22/13FIVBRome Grand Slam Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Filho/Santos 9 19-21, 22-20, 15-10 0:57
Lead the series against Gabdullins/Samoilovs, Latvia 1-0
1/4/19FIVBThe Hague Four Star Pool C Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Gabdullins/Samoilovs 30, Q22 21-18, 17-21, 22-20 0:51
Lead the series against Gao/Li, China 1-0
9/23/15FIVBXiamen Open Pool A Samoilovs/Smedins 1 Gao/Li 32, Q13 21-12, 19-21, 15-12 0:48
Lead the series against Gavira/Herrera, Spain 6-5
7/11/18FIVBGstaad Major Pool F Gavira/Herrera 6 Samoilovs/Smedins 11 21-17, 14-21, 15-10 0:41
5/6/18FIVBHuntington Beach Four Star Bronze Medal Gavira/Herrera 12 Samoilovs/Smedins 9 22-20, 21-17 0:42
5/5/18FIVBHuntington Beach Four Star Winner 5 Samoilovs/Smedins 9 Gavira/Herrera 12 12-21, 21-16, 15-12 0:41
7/10/16FIVBGstaad Major Bronze Medal Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Gavira/Herrera 7 21-14, 34-32 0:51
6/18/16FIVBPoland Grand Slam Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Gavira/Herrera 4 19-21, 21-17, 15-13 0:47
4/23/16FIVBFuzhou Open Bronze Medal Gavira/Herrera 5 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 17-21, 21-19, 15-12 0:48
5/28/15FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Pool E Gavira/Herrera 12 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 21-16, 21-17 0:37
6/28/14FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Winner 2 Gavira/Herrera 12 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 21-18, 20-22, 20-18 0:56
4/25/14FIVBFuzhou Open Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 Gavira/Herrera 3 23-25, 21-17, 16-14 0:55
10/12/13FIVBSão Paulo Grand Slam Bronze Medal Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Gavira/Herrera 5 21-14, 21-12 0:29
7/25/13FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Pool C Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Gavira/Herrera 14 21-19, 26-24 0:45
Lead the series against Gerson/Heidrich, Switzerland 1-0
6/21/18FIVBOstrava Four Star Pool F Samoilovs/Smedins 11 Gerson/Heidrich 22, Q2 22-20, 21-16 0:37
Lead the series against Giginoglu/Gogtepe, Turkey 4-1
7/7/18FIVBEspinho Four Star Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 Giginoglu/Gogtepe 28, Q12 21-16, 21-15 0:32
5/18/18FIVBItapema Four Star Winner 1 Giginoglu/Gogtepe 31 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 21-18, 25-23 0:45
4/14/16FIVBXiamen Open Pool B Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Giginoglu/Gogtepe 15 21-23, 21-19, 15-11 0:49
8/20/15FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Pool F Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Giginoglu/Gogtepe 22 21-17, 21-12 0:35
7/9/15FIVBGstaad Major Series Pool E Samoilovs/Smedins 5 Giginoglu/Gogtepe 21 21-15, 21-11 0:29
Lead the series against Grimalt/Grimalt, Chile 4-1
6/29/18FIVBPoland Four Star Winner 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 10 Grimalt/Grimalt 25, Q4 16-21, 21-19, 15-11 0:44
8/24/16FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Pool B Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Grimalt/Grimalt 15 17-21, 21-17, 15-9 0:48
4/15/16FIVBXiamen Open Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Grimalt/Grimalt 11 21-16, 21-13 0:34
10/24/15FIVBAntalya Open Winner 2 Grimalt/Grimalt 5 Samoilovs/Smedins 1 21-17, 21-17 0:37
7/18/14FIVBThe Hague Grand Slam Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 Grimalt/Grimalt 28, Q11 22-20, 21-19 0:39
Lead the series against Kantor/Losiak, Poland 6-3
8/15/18FIVB2018 World Tour Finals Hamburg Pool A Kantor/Losiak 4 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 21-17, 21-18 0:35
3/3/18FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 12 Kantor/Losiak 3 12-21, 21-13, 15-10 0:43
8/27/16FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Kantor/Losiak 5 14-21, 21-9, 16-14 0:42
3/10/16FIVBRio de Janeiro Grand Slam Pool G Kantor/Losiak 23, Q1 Samoilovs/Smedins 7 19-21, 21-11, 15-11 0:44
9/26/14FIVBSão Paulo Grand Slam Winner 3 Kantor/Losiak 16 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 21-18, 20-22, 15-13 1:15
8/21/14FIVBStare Jablonki Grand Slam Pool E Samoilovs/Smedins 5 Kantor/Losiak 21 21-14, 21-14 0:32
6/28/14FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Winner 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Kantor/Losiak 25 21-12, 21-15 0:28
10/11/13FIVBSão Paulo Grand Slam Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Kantor/Losiak 19 21-16, 21-16 0:34
10/10/13FIVBSão Paulo Grand Slam Pool C Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Kantor/Losiak 19 21-18, 21-13 0:33
Lead the series against Krou/Rowlandson, France 1-0
5/5/16FIVBSochi Open Pool D Samoilovs/Smedins 4 Krou/Rowlandson 13 24-22, 17-21, 15-13 0:52
Trail the series against Lupo/Nicolai, Italy 3-8
8/15/18FIVB2018 World Tour Finals Hamburg Pool A Lupo/Nicolai 8 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 16-21, 21-14, 15-10 0:44
8/11/18FIVBMoscow Four Star Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Lupo/Nicolai 4 20-22, 21-18, 15-9 0:46
3/1/18FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Pool E Lupo/Nicolai 5 Samoilovs/Smedins 12 21-16, 21-12 0:30
7/1/17FIVBPorec Major Five Star Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 12 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 21-12, 14-21, 15-11 0:42
6/17/17FIVBThe Hague Three Star Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 11 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 21-18, 21-18 0:34
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 Myskiv/Samoday, Russia 0-1
1/4/19FIVBThe Hague Four Star Pool C Myskiv/Samoday 19 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 21-17, 21-19 0:33
Lead the series against O'Gorman/Saxton, Canada 1-0
6/30/18FIVBPoland Four Star Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 10 O'Gorman/Saxton 21 21-16, 21-15 0:32
Lead the series against Ontiveros/Virgen, Mexico 3-1
4/15/16FIVBXiamen Open Winner 3 Ontiveros/Virgen 9 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 21-14, 21-19 0:34
9/5/15FIVBRio Open Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Ontiveros/Virgen 7 21-17, 21-16 0:37
5/29/15FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Winner 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 Ontiveros/Virgen 24, Q8 24-22, 18-21, 15-10 0:55
7/24/13FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Pool C Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Ontiveros/Virgen 19 21-15, 18-21, 15-10 0:51
Trail the series against Pedlow/Schachter, Canada 0-1
7/21/17FIVBOlsztyn Four Star Pool G Pedlow/Schachter 10 Samoilovs/Smedins 7 19-21, 21-16, 15-11 0:48
Series tied with Perusic/Schweiner, Czech Republic 1-1
7/12/18FIVBGstaad Major Winner 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 11 Perusic/Schweiner 16 24-22, 22-20 0:39
5/17/18FIVBItapema Four Star Pool D Perusic/Schweiner 13 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 17-21, 21-13, 15-12 0:47
Lead the series against Thole/Wickler, Germany 2-1
8/16/18FIVB2018 World Tour Finals Hamburg Pool A Thole/Wickler 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 17-21, 21-12, 15-12 0:47
7/8/18FIVBEspinho Four Star Semi-Finals Samoilovs/Smedins 4 Thole/Wickler 19, Q1 15-21, 21-16, 15-8 0:45
6/30/18FIVBPoland Four Star Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 10 Thole/Wickler 27, Q9 21-14, 21-18 0:34