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CM.com King of the Court Utrecht 2021: who will ascend the throne?

Utrecht, the Netherlands |

The titles of Queens and Kings of the Court Utrecht 2021 are up for grabs starting Wednesday August 25. A line-up full of crown princesses and princes is eager to prove their royal worthiness in front of a packed corona-proof stadium on the Jaarbeursplein in downtown Utrecht. CM.com King of the Court will crown its new Kings and Queens on Saturday August 28 after four days of intense elimination-style beach volleyball. You cannot miss this one!

Just three days after the Queens and Kings ascended the thrones in Hamburg the field of beach volleyball greats has move to the Netherlands in order to compete at CM.com King of the Court. The teams arrived together from Germany by bus, or have traveled on their own from their individual locations. Social media have already been flooded with pictures of Utrecht, the teams are ready to go.

Last year’s King of the Court 2020 was the benchmark of sporting events held in times of the corona pandemic. With its groundbreaking corona-proof stadium, organiser Sportworx set the tone for hosting international sporting events again. The stadium has returned on the Jaarbeursplein and will again be home to forty international high-level teams.

Check out the full line-up and schedule for the first phase of the tournament here.

Women
The line-up features former Kings of Utrecht, the silver and bronze medal winners in the women’s event from last year and several Olympic medalists will attend. Special attention goes out to the Queens of Hamburg, Laura Ludwig and Anouk Vergé-Dépré. The defenders teamed up for the occasion and stunned the opposition. Their 10-point run in two visits to the king’s side in the last 3,5 minutes of the final set the Rothenbaum stadium on fire. In Utrecht they won’t play together though, Anouk is back with her partner Joana Heidrich with whom she won Olympic bronze in Tokyo, Laura will team up with another world class defender; Anastasija Kravcenoka from Latvia.

Men
In the men’s draw 2020 King Marco Krattiger once again forms a duo with Austria’s Moritz Pristauz. The pair won silver in Hamburg and will seek a way to improve one step in Utrecht. 2018 Kings Pablo Herrera and Adrian Gavira had the longest stay in Hamburg and are, as always, a force to be reckoned with. And let’s not forget the Dutch armada, with Brouwer / Meeuwsen, and the 2021 Dutch Champions KotC and European silver medalists regular beach volleyball Stefan Boermans / Yorick de Groot as the headliners.

Tickets
All evening sessions have almost sold-out, just a few tickets left. If you want to visit CM.com King of the Court Utrecht 2021 you have to be quick about it. Book your skybox in the corona-proof stadium now and you will be for sure caught up in the excitement and thrills of King of the Court.

Livestream
For those who can't attend the tournament in Utrecht there's a livestream available on YouTube. Find out below which broadcaster is televising King of the Court in your region. In the Netherlands Ziggo will broadcast the entire tournament live. Check local schedules for broadcast times.

BRAZIL

Globo

LATIN AMERICA*

MARCA Claro

UKRAINE

X-SPORT

CANADA

CBC

SCANDINAVIA**

NENT

POLAND

Sportklub

SPAIN

La Liga

CROATIA

SPTV

AUSTRALIA

FOX Sports

WORLDWIDE ***

Olympic Channel

*LATIN AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Panama, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Republica Dominicana, Mexico, Nicaragua


**SCANDINAVIA: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Finland


*** Geo-Blocking: Germany, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Finland, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Panama, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Republica Dominicana, Mexico, Nicaragua, Brazil