FIVB World Tour
US$150,000 Doha Four Star
March 12 - 16, 2019
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 Doha Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
2016 Paolo Nicolai - 5th Daniele Lupo - 5th
2018 Paolo Nicolai - 17th Daniele Lupo - 17th
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 10/17-21/2018 Las Vegas Four Star 7 5 480 US$6,000.00
FIVB 8/15-18/2018 2018 World Tour Finals Hamburg 8 5 0 US$20,000.00
FIVB 8/8-12/2018 Moscow Four Star 4 5 480 US$6,000.00
FIVB 7/31-8/5/2018 Vienna Major 2 17 480 US$6,000.00
FIVB 7/9-14/2018 Gstaad Major 12 3 960 US$20,000.00
FIVB 6/27-7/1/2018 Poland Four Star 2 9 400 US$4,000.00
FIVB 6/20-24/2018 Ostrava Four Star 4 9 400 US$4,000.00
Head to Head Results
Lupo/Nicolai lead the series against the field 53-39
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Lead the series against Barbosa/Carvalhaes, Brazil 1-0
10/18/18FIVBLas Vegas Four Star Pool G Lupo/Nicolai 7 Barbosa/Carvalhaes 10 21-19, 21-17 0:36
Lead the series against Beeler/Krattiger, Switzerland 2-0
6/18/17FIVBThe Hague Three Star Bronze Medal Lupo/Nicolai 11 Beeler/Krattiger 20 21-18, 21-15 0:35
4/22/17FIVBXiamen Three Star Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 1 Beeler/Krattiger 16 21-16, 21-16 0:28
Series tied with Brouwer/Meeuwsen, Netherlands 6-6
4/23/17FIVBXiamen Three Star Gold Medal Brouwer/Meeuwsen 2 Lupo/Nicolai 1 21-14, 21-17 0:29
3/19/16FIVBVitória Open Semi-Finals Lupo/Nicolai 13 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 4 21-18, 15-21, 15-13 0:52
3/17/16FIVBVitória Open Pool D Lupo/Nicolai 13 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 4 13-21, 22-20, 19-17 0:50
10/1/15FIVB2015 World Tour Finals Ft. Lauderdale Pool A Brouwer/Meeuwsen 4 Lupo/Nicolai 9 21-19, 21-16 0:38
7/11/15FIVBGstaad Major Series Winner 3 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 7 Lupo/Nicolai 12 21-15, 21-19 0:32
6/29/15FIVBNetherlands World Championships Pool E Brouwer/Meeuwsen 20 Lupo/Nicolai 5 22-20, 21-18 0:44
5/29/15FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Winner 2 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 14 Lupo/Nicolai 7 21-13, 16-21, 15-13 0:51
10/10/13FIVBSão Paulo Grand Slam Pool F Lupo/Nicolai 11 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 6 18-21, 21-15, 20-18 0:57
8/8/13FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Pool G Lupo/Nicolai 10 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 7 13-21, 21-9, 15-9 0:41
5/24/13FIVBCorrientes Grand Slam Pool C Lupo/Nicolai 3 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 14 21-16, 21-17 0:34
6/9/12FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Pool K Lupo/Nicolai 15 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 31, Q11 17-21, 21-13, 15-13 0:47
10/6/11FIVBAgadir Open Contender 1 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 28, Q7 Lupo/Nicolai 12 21-19, 14-21, 21-19 0:53
Trail the series against Bryl/Fijalek, Poland 1-2
10/20/18FIVBLas Vegas Four Star Winner 3 Bryl/Fijalek 4 Lupo/Nicolai 7 24-22, 21-18 0:37
8/17/18FIVB2018 World Tour Finals Hamburg Winner 1 Bryl/Fijalek 9 Lupo/Nicolai 8 21-18, 21-18 0:39
7/13/18FIVBGstaad Major Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 12 Bryl/Fijalek 17 25-23, 26-24 0:48
Lead the series against Caminati/Ranghieri, Italy 1-0
3/2/18FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 5 Caminati/Ranghieri 24 18-21, 21-17, 15-6 0:48
Lead the series against Cerutti/Loyola, Brazil 1-0
8/9/18FIVBMoscow Four Star Pool D Lupo/Nicolai 4 Cerutti/Loyola 13 21-19, 21-17 0:33
Trail the series against Dalhausser/Lucena, United States 2-4
7/13/18FIVBGstaad Major Winner 3 Lupo/Nicolai 12 Dalhausser/Lucena 5 21-18, 21-18 0:42
3/4/18FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Gold Medal Dalhausser/Lucena 1 Lupo/Nicolai 5 21-12, 21-17 0:39
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
Trail the series against 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
Trail the series against Doppler/Horst, Austria 3-5
8/3/18FIVBVienna Major Winner 1 Doppler/Horst 8 Lupo/Nicolai 2 21-18, 21-17 0:42
6/17/17FIVBThe Hague Three Star Winner 3 Lupo/Nicolai 11 Doppler/Horst 12 21-19, 21-14 0:33
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
Lead the series against Filho/Santos, Brazil 1-0
8/1/14FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Winner 1 Lupo/Nicolai 7 Filho/Santos 8 21-9, 22-20 0:41
Trail the series against Gavira/Herrera, Spain 7-8
7/14/18FIVBGstaad Major Semi-Finals Gavira/Herrera 6 Lupo/Nicolai 12 30-28, 21-18 0:47
6/23/18FIVBOstrava Four Star Winner 2 Gavira/Herrera 12 Lupo/Nicolai 4 17-21, 21-17, 15-11 0:49
3/8/18FIVBDoha Four Star Winner 1 Gavira/Herrera 7 Lupo/Nicolai 3 21-15, 21-17 0:32
3/3/18FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Winner 3 Lupo/Nicolai 5 Gavira/Herrera 13 24-22, 19-21, 17-15 0:54
8/26/17FIVB2017 World Tour Finals Hamburg Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 5 Gavira/Herrera 9 19-21, 21-14, 15-11 0:45
6/17/17FIVBThe Hague Three Star Semi-Finals Gavira/Herrera 6 Lupo/Nicolai 11 21-19, 21-16 0:38
6/16/17FIVBThe Hague Three Star Pool F Gavira/Herrera 6 Lupo/Nicolai 11 21-19, 21-17 0:36
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 Gerson/Heidrich, Switzerland 1-0
8/10/18FIVBMoscow Four Star Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 4 Gerson/Heidrich 17 21-19, 21-19 0:33
Lead the series against Giginoglu/Gogtepe, Turkey 1-0
7/9/15FIVBGstaad Major Series Pool E Lupo/Nicolai 12 Giginoglu/Gogtepe 21 21-14, 21-15 0:32
Lead the series against Gomez/Rangel, Venezuela 1-0
6/28/18FIVBPoland Four Star Pool B Lupo/Nicolai 2 Gomez/Rangel 31, Q14 21-15, 21-19 0:37
Lead the series against Grimalt/Grimalt, Chile 4-2
7/6/17FIVBGstaad Major Five Star Pool D Grimalt/Grimalt 20 Lupo/Nicolai 4 21-19, 16-21, 15-11 0:45
6/28/17FIVBPorec Major Five Star Pool E Lupo/Nicolai 12 Grimalt/Grimalt 21 21-13, 15-21, 17-15 0:46
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
Lead the series against Ha/Wu, China 1-0
3/7/18FIVBDoha Four Star Pool C Lupo/Nicolai 3 Ha/Wu 30 21-9, 21-14 0:28
Lead the series against Kantor/Losiak, Poland 3-2
8/16/18FIVB2018 World Tour Finals Hamburg Pool A Lupo/Nicolai 8 Kantor/Losiak 4 16-21, 21-16, 15-13 0:47
8/27/17FIVB2017 World Tour Finals Hamburg Bronze Medal Lupo/Nicolai 5 Kantor/Losiak 6 21-17, 19-21, 15-12 0:50
5/20/17FIVBRio de Janeiro Four Star Semi-Finals Kantor/Losiak 6 Lupo/Nicolai 9 21-19, 21-19 0:38
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
Series tied with Krou/Rowlandson, France 1-1
6/19/15FIVBSt. Petersburg Grand Slam Winner 1 Lupo/Nicolai 12 Krou/Rowlandson 11 21-15, 21-15 0:40
6/13/15FIVBStavanger Major Series Winner 2 Krou/Rowlandson 18 Lupo/Nicolai 16 21-18, 18-21, 15-11 0:50
Trail the series against O'Gorman/Saxton, Canada 0-1
6/30/18FIVBPoland Four Star Winner 2 O'Gorman/Saxton 21 Lupo/Nicolai 2 19-21, 21-17, 15-13 0:50
Lead the series against Ontiveros/Virgen, Mexico 4-2
6/21/18FIVBOstrava Four Star Pool D Lupo/Nicolai 4 Ontiveros/Virgen 20 21-14, 21-10 0:28
8/7/16FIVB2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games Pool C Ontiveros/Virgen 15 Lupo/Nicolai 10 14-21, 21-14, 15-11 0:48
5/25/16FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Pool D Ontiveros/Virgen 20 Lupo/Nicolai 13 17-21, 21-19, 23-21 0:53
3/18/16FIVBVitória Open Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 13 Ontiveros/Virgen 12 22-20, 24-22 0:41
3/9/16FIVBRio de Janeiro Grand Slam Pool A Lupo/Nicolai 16 Ontiveros/Virgen 17 19-21, 21-16, 15-10 0:49
10/23/13FIVBXiamen Grand Slam Pool F Lupo/Nicolai 11 Ontiveros/Virgen 22 21-14, 16-21, 15-9 0:42
Lead the series against Pedlow/Schachter, Canada 2-1
7/12/18FIVBGstaad Major Winner 1 Lupo/Nicolai 12 Pedlow/Schachter 20 17-21, 21-15, 15-9 0:41
8/3/17FIVBVienna World Championships Winner 1 Pedlow/Schachter 16 Lupo/Nicolai 11 21-19, 21-19 0:36
5/19/17FIVBRio de Janeiro Four Star Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 9 Pedlow/Schachter 12 14-21, 21-14, 15-12 0:40
Lead the series against Rudol/Szalankiewicz, Poland 1-0
5/18/17FIVBRio de Janeiro Four Star Pool H Lupo/Nicolai 9 Rudol/Szalankiewicz 24, Q2 21-13, 21-15 0:29
Lead the series against Samba/Tijan, Qatar 1-0
10/19/18FIVBLas Vegas Four Star Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 7 Samba/Tijan 6 21-18, 21-17 0:31
Lead the series against Samoilovs/Smedins, Latvia 8-3
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 Thole/Wickler, Germany 0-1
8/16/18FIVB2018 World Tour Finals Hamburg Pool A Thole/Wickler 1 Lupo/Nicolai 8 21-17, 18-21, 15-13 0:52