Photos: AVP professional beach volleyball returns to Hermosa Beach

AVP Pro Series Hermosa Beach Open returned from July 8-10 after a two-year hiatus. Couples Sarah Sponsill and Teresa Cannon, as well as Theo Brunner and Chaim Schalk were the winners of this year’s beach volleyball tournament.

Volleyball players and fans enjoy the AVP Hermosa Beach Open final.

Volleyball players and fans enjoy the AVP Hermosa Beach Open final.

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A volleyball player serves in the final of the AVP Hermosa Beach Open.

A volleyball player serves in the final of the AVP Hermosa Beach Open.

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Fans enjoy pizza while watching the AVP Hermosa Beach Open final.

Fans enjoy pizza while watching the AVP Hermosa Beach Open final.

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Teresa Cannon (left) and Sarah Sponsill (right) celebrate winning the AVP Hermosa Beach Open.

Teresa Cannon (left) and Sarah Sponsill (right) celebrate winning the AVP Hermosa Beach Open.

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Teresa Cannon (right) and Sarah Sponsil (left) celebrate winning the AVP Hermosa Beach Open

Teresa Cannon (right) and Sarah Sponsill (left) celebrate winning the AVP Hermosa Beach Open.

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