FIVB World Tour
US$400,000 China Open
May 23 - 27, 2006
(8) Kristjan Kais/Rivo Vesik, Estonia
 
Kristjan Kais
Estonia
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Mar 3, 1976 (44 yrs old)
Home Town: Paikuse, Parnumaa
Resides: Tartu
Height: 188 cm (6'2")
Weight: 82 kg (180 lb)
Seasons: 13
Tournaments: 100
Career Wins: 1 (FIVB Zagreb 2007)
Career Winnings: US$243,812.50
Rivo Vesik
Estonia
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Jul 15, 1980 (39 yrs old)
Home Town: Parnu
Resides: Pârnu
Height: 199 cm (6'6")
Weight: 90 kg (198 lb)
Seasons: 14
Tournaments: 117
Career Wins: 1 (FIVB Zagreb 2007)
Career Winnings: US$271,325.00
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed123457913171925333741Money
FIVB7510038717912111312 US$459,325.00
FIVB C&S100100000000000 US$2,500.00
Overall7610138717912111312 US$461,825.00
Previous Shanghai Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
2005 Rivo Vesik - 13th Kristjan Kais - 13th
2007 Rivo Vesik - 17th Kristjan Kais - 17th
2009 Rivo Vesik - 4th Kristjan Kais - 4th
2010 Did not play Karl Jaani - 17th
2011 Did not play Karl Jaani - 13th
2012 Did not play Karl Jaani - 41st
2013 Did not play Kristo Kollo - 41st
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 11/23-27/2005 South Africa Open 10 5 220 US$9,000.00
FIVB 10/25-29/2005 Acapulco Open 14 5 240 US$10,000.00
FIVB 10/19-23/2005 Brazil Open 15 5 240 US$10,000.00
FIVB 8/3-7/2005 Austria Grand Slam 14 25 56 US$3,250.00
FIVB 7/27-31/2005 France Grand Slam 13 17 112 US$4,750.00
FIVB 7/20-24/2005 Poland Open 11 13 120 US$4,500.00
FIVB 7/13-17/2005 Portugal Open 12 7 200 US$8,000.00
FIVB 6/29-7/3/2005 Norway Grand Slam 15 13 168 US$6,300.00
FIVB 6/22-26/2005 Berlin World Championships 17 5 600 US$20,000.00
FIVB 6/15-19/2005 Switzerland Open 21 9 160 US$6,000.00
FIVB 6/8-12/2005 Croatia Open 18 17 80 US$3,000.00
China Open Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Wed, 5/24/2006 Winner 1 Eric Koreng / Kay Matysik, Germany (25) Won 21-14, 28-26 0:45
Wed, 5/24/2006 Winner 2 Penggen Wu / Linyin Xu, China (9) Lost 18-21, 21-15, 13-15 0:54
Thu, 5/25/2006 Contender 2 Riccardo Lione / Matteo Varnier, Italy (7) Won 22-20, 21-19 0:39
Thu, 5/25/2006 Contender 3 Renato "Geor" Gomes / Jorge "Gia" Terceiro, Georgia (31, Q31) Won 21-14, 21-18 0:37
Thu, 5/25/2006 Contender 4 Benjamin Insfran / Harley Marques, Brazil (3) Lost 11-21, 12-21 0:34
Head to Head Results
Kais/Vesik trail the series against the field 16-20
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 1 Rego/Santos, Brazil 0-1
6/30/05FIVBNorway Grand Slam Winner 2 Rego/Santos 2 Kais/Vesik 15 19-21, 23-21, 15-13 1:01
Trail the series against # 2 Araujo/Magalhaes, Brazil 0-3
10/21/05FIVBBrazil Open Winner 4 Araujo/Magalhaes 3 Kais/Vesik 15 21-19, 21-9 0:43
7/16/05FIVBPortugal Open Contender 5 Araujo/Magalhaes 2 Kais/Vesik 12 21-19, 21-16 0:48
6/25/05FIVBBerlin World Championships Contender 7 Araujo/Magalhaes 2 Kais/Vesik 17 21-13, 21-15 0:39
Trail the series against # 3 Insfran/Marques, Brazil 0-2
5/25/06FIVBChina Open Contender 4 Insfran/Marques 3 Kais/Vesik 8 21-11, 21-12 0:34
5/19/05FIVBChina Open Winner 2 Insfran/Marques 4 Kais/Vesik 13 19-21, 21-13, 17-15 0:55
Trail the series against # 4 Egger/Laciga, Switzerland 1-2
11/26/05FIVBSouth Africa Open Winner 3 Egger/Laciga 6 Kais/Vesik 10 21-11, 21-13 0:31
10/26/05FIVBAcapulco Open Winner 2 Kais/Vesik 14 Egger/Laciga 3 21-12, 24-22 0:42
6/17/05FIVBSwitzerland Open Contender 4 Egger/Laciga 8 Kais/Vesik 21 18-21, 27-25, 15-10 0:58
Trail the series against # 5 Cunha/Neto, Brazil 0-1
10/27/05FIVBAcapulco Open Winner 4 Cunha/Neto 10, Q1 Kais/Vesik 14 21-16, 21-17 0:36
Series tied with # 7 Lione/Varnier, Italy 1-1
5/25/06FIVBChina Open Contender 2 Kais/Vesik 8 Lione/Varnier 7 22-20, 21-19 0:39
10/28/05FIVBAcapulco Open Contender 6 Lione/Varnier 7, Q14 Kais/Vesik 14 18-21, 21-15, 15-10 1:00
Trail the series against # 9 Wu/Xu, China 0-1
5/24/06FIVBChina Open Winner 2 Wu/Xu 9 Kais/Vesik 8 21-18, 15-21, 15-13 0:54
Lead the series against # 11 Schacht/Slack, Australia 3-0
7/28/05FIVBFrance Grand Slam Winner 1 Kais/Vesik 13 Schacht/Slack 20, Q3 21-15, 26-24 0:54
7/1/05FIVBNorway Grand Slam Contender 2 Kais/Vesik 15 Schacht/Slack 16 21-16, 8-21, 16-14 0:53
5/28/04FIVBSerbia and Montenegro Open Winner 2 Kais/Vesik 27, Q7 Schacht/Slack 11, Q1 22-20, 18-21, 15-12 0:55
Lead the series against # 12 Heyer/Laciga, Switzerland 1-0
6/24/05FIVBBerlin World Championships Winner 4 Kais/Vesik 17 Heyer/Laciga 8 21-17, 23-25, 15-9 0:57
Trail the series against # 13 Baracetti/Conde, Argentina 1-3
10/20/05FIVBBrazil Open Winner 1 Kais/Vesik 15 Baracetti/Conde 18 21-13, 21-12 0:30
7/16/04FIVBFrance Grand Slam Contender 4 Baracetti/Conde 5 Kais/Vesik 25 21-13, 21-17 0:39
5/21/04FIVBChina Open Winner 1 Baracetti/Conde 6 Kais/Vesik 27, Q4 21-17, 21-15 0:34
3/19/04FIVBBrazil Open Contender 3 Baracetti/Conde 11 Kais/Vesik 29, Q7 21-15, 21-15 0:43
Trail the series against # 16 Horrem/Pettersen, Norway 0-1
6/9/05FIVBCroatia Open Winner 1 Horrem/Pettersen 15 Kais/Vesik 18 24-22, 21-17 0:41
Trail the series against # 17 Herrera/Mesa, Spain 1-2
7/22/05FIVBPoland Open Contender 3 Herrera/Mesa 20 Kais/Vesik 11 21-17, 21-18 0:44
6/22/05FIVBBerlin World Championships Winner 2 Kais/Vesik 17 Herrera/Mesa 16 21-17, 21-16 0:41
6/10/05FIVBCroatia Open Contender 2 Herrera/Mesa 16 Kais/Vesik 18 21-10, 21-18 0:40
Lead the series against # 18, Q4 Lochhead/Pitman, New Zealand 1-0
10/26/05FIVBAcapulco Open Winner 1 Kais/Vesik 14 Lochhead/Pitman 19, Q4 21-14, 21-19 0:48
Lead the series against # 19, Q5 Asahi/Watanabe, Japan 1-0
7/15/05FIVBPortugal Open Contender 3 Kais/Vesik 12 Asahi/Watanabe 29, Q8 15-21, 21-14, 15-9 0:44
Trail the series against # 20 Arkaev/Barsouk, Russia 1-2
9/24/04FIVBBrazil Open Contender 3 Arkaev/Barsouk 12 Kais/Vesik 13 32-30, 21-19 0:51
6/25/04FIVBGermany Grand Slam Contender 2 Kais/Vesik 18 Arkaev/Barsouk 17, Q9 21-13, 19-21, 15-11 0:48
6/4/04FIVBPortugal Open Winner 2 Arkaev/Barsouk 25, Q9 Kais/Vesik 24, Q1 21-17, 30-28 0:41
Lead the series against # 22, Q6 Gosch/Strauss, Austria 2-0
11/25/05FIVBSouth Africa Open Winner 2 Kais/Vesik 10 Gosch/Strauss 20 21-17, 22-20 0:33
8/24/03FIVB C&SGreece Challenger Bronze Medal Kais/Vesik 3 Gosch/Strauss 5 24-22, 21-19 0:38
Lead the series against # 23 Amore/Tomatis, Italy 1-0
6/19/03FIVBSwitzerland Open Qualifier 2 Kais/Vesik 30, Q21 Amore/Tomatis Q12 21-7, 21-10 0:29
Lead the series against # 25 Koreng/Matysik, Germany 1-0
5/24/06FIVBChina Open Winner 1 Kais/Vesik 8 Koreng/Matysik 25 21-14, 28-26 0:45
Trail the series against # 27, Q7 Gscheidle/Schnider, Switzerland 0-1
7/21/05FIVBPoland Open Winner 1 Gscheidle/Schnider 22, Q16 Kais/Vesik 11 26-24, 15-21, 19-17 0:57
Lead the series against # 31, Q31 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro, Georgia 1-0
5/25/06FIVBChina Open Contender 3 Kais/Vesik 8 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 31, Q31 21-14, 21-18 0:37