2007 FIVB World Grand Prix

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The FIVB World Grand Prix 2007 was the fifteenth edition of the annual women's volleyball tournament, which is the female equivalent of the Men's Volleyball World League.

The 2007 World Grand Prix lasted four weeks with a total number of 65 matches. During the first, second and third week each team played nine matches in total. Preliminary rounds were staged in Japan (3x), Italy, Poland, Macau, Hong Kong, Russia and Chinese Taipei.

The final round was played in Ningbo, PR China, at Beilun Gymnasium over five days and the best six teams from the preliminary rounds. A round robin system was played to decide the 2007 World Grand Prix Champion.

Qualification[edit]

Asia[edit]


Europe[edit]

  • European Qualification Tournament in Varna, Bulgaria, from September 26 to October 1, 2006

Group A[edit]

Team Points G W L PW PL Ratio SW SL Ratio
1.  Netherlands 6 3 3 0 288 239 1.205 9 3 3.000
2.  Azerbaijan 5 3 2 1 268 247 1.085 7 5 1.400
3.  Poland 4 3 1 2 295 300 0.983 7 7 1.000
4.  Bulgaria 3 3 0 3 174 239 0.728 1 9 0.111


  • 2006-09-26
Poland  2 – 3  Netherlands 30:28 25:22 22:25 26:28 10:15
Azerbaijan  3 – 0  Bulgaria 25:21 25:20 25:18


  • 2006-09-27
Poland  2 – 3  Azerbaijan 25:23 20:25 25:22 16:25 07:15
Netherlands  3 – 0  Bulgaria 25:16 25:17 25:10


  • 2006-09-28
Azerbaijan  1 – 3  Netherlands 25:19 20:25 24:26 14:25
Bulgaria  1 – 3  Poland 20:25 25:14 13:25 14:25


Group B[edit]

Team Points G W L PW PL Ratio SW SL Ratio
1.  Russia 5 3 2 1 309 287 1.077 8 6 1.333
2.  Turkey 5 3 2 1 310 310 1.000 8 7 1.143
3.  Italy 4 3 1 2 261 262 0.996 6 6 1.000
4.  Serbia & M. 4 3 1 2 256 277 0.924 5 8 0.625


  • 2006-09-26
Turkey  3 – 2  Italy 20:25 22:25 25:20 25:19 15:12
Russia  3 – 2  Serbia & M. 22:25 25:17 21:25 25:18 15:08


  • 2006-09-27
Italy  3 – 0  Serbia & M. 25:16 25:17 25:21
Turkey  3 – 2  Russia 23:25 21:25 25:20 25:21 15:09


  • 2006-09-28
Russia  3 – 1  Italy 26:28 25:22 25:17 25:18
Serbia & M.  3 – 2  Turkey 25:14 19:25 23:25 25:15 17:15


Play-offs[edit]

  • 2006-09-30
Azerbaijan  1 – 3  Poland 25:18 23:25 25:27 20:25
Turkey  0 – 3  Italy 20:25 20:25 19:25


Third place match[edit]

  • 2006-10-01
Poland  0 – 3  Italy 23:25 20:25 16:25


First place match[edit]

  • 2006-10-01
Netherlands  0 – 3  Russia 19:25 19:25 21:25


    • Russia, Netherlands, Italy and Poland qualified


North and South America[edit]


Teams[edit]


First round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Cuba  3 – 0  Dominican R. 25-23 25-22 25-15
Japan  3 – 0  Kazakhstan 25-23 25-21 25-20
    • 2007-08-04
Cuba  3 – 0  Kazakhstan 25-17 25-17 25-14
Japan  3 – 0  Dominican R. 25-19 25-11 25-22
    • 2007-08-05
Dominican R.  2 – 3  Kazakhstan 19-25 23-25 25-21 25-21 13-15
Japan  2 – 3  Cuba 25-20 18-25 25-21 20-25 13-15


Group B[edit]

Brazil  3 – 0  Netherlands 25-20 25-12 25-12
Italy  3 – 0  Chinese Taipei 25-10 25-13 25-18
    • 2007-08-04
Chinese Taipei  0 – 3  Brazil 19-25 09-25 13-25
Italy  3 – 0  Netherlands 25-22 25-18 25-16
    • 2007-08-05
Netherlands  3 – 0  Chinese Taipei 25-16 25-19 25-13
Italy  2 – 3  Brazil 19-25 26-24 24-26 26-24 08-15


Group C[edit]

Russia  3 – 1  China 27-25 21-25 25-16 25-15
Poland  2 – 3  United States 25-19 25-18 17-25 15-25 12-15
    • 2007-08-04
Russia  0 – 3  United States 23-25 22-25 13-25
Poland  2 – 3  China 26-28 26-24 15-25 25-23 12-15
    • 2007-08-05
China  3 – 0  United States 25-21 30-28 25-20
Poland  0 – 3  Russia 17-25 16-25 21-25


Second round[edit]

Group D[edit]

Brazil  3 – 0  Netherlands 25-23 25-23 26-24
Japan  3 – 0  Chinese Taipei 25-19 25-17 25-05
    • 2007-08-11
Brazil  3 – 0  Chinese Taipei 25-13 25-17 25-20
Japan  2 – 3  Netherlands 18-25 28-26 20-25 27-25 11-15
    • 2007-08-12
Netherlands  3 – 0  Chinese Taipei 25-12 25-21 25-19
Japan  0 – 3  Brazil 15-25 19-25 13-25


Group E[edit]

Cuba  1 – 3  United States 19-25 22-25 25-21 22-25
Russia  3 – 0  Kazakhstan 25-16 25-22 28-26
    • 2007-08-11
Cuba  3 – 0  Kazakhstan 25-23 25-21 25-20
United States  2 – 3  Russia 25-18 18-25 24-26 25-21 06-15
    • 2007-08-12
United States  3 – 1  Kazakhstan 25-21 20-25 25-21 26-24
Russia  3 – 2  Cuba 25-23 25-23 24-26 21-25 15-11


Group F[edit]

Italy  1 – 3  Poland 24-26 25-16 18-25 17-25
China  3 – 0  Dominican R. 25-16 25-12 25-14
    • 2007-08-11
Italy  3 – 0  Dominican R. 25-16 25-18 25-15
China  2 – 3  Poland 25-16 25-21 21-25 16-25 10-15
    • 2007-08-12
Dominican R.  0 – 3  Poland 16-25 17-25 19-25
China  2 – 3  Italy 21-25 25-20 25-14 20-25 12-15


Third round[edit]

Group G[edit]

Poland  3 – 0  Russia 25-21 25-19 28-26
Japan  3 – 0  Kazakhstan 25-20 25-22 25-19
    • 2007-08-18
Kazakhstan  2 – 3  Russia 14-25 25-14 23-25 25-23 10-15
Japan  1 – 3  Poland 20-25 25-16 23-25 14-25
    • 2007-08-19
Kazakhstan  1 – 3  Poland 27-25 20-25 23-25 15-25
Japan  1 – 3  Russia 25-21 23-25 18-25 19-25


Group H[edit]

Brazil  3 – 0  Dominican R. 25-22 25-19 25-17
Chinese Taipei  0 – 3  Italy 20-25 17-25 21-25
    • 2007-08-18
Italy  3 – 1  Dominican R. 25-21 25-19 23-25 25-16
Chinese Taipei  0 – 3  Brazil 12-25 15-25 20-25
    • 2007-08-19
Chinese Taipei  0 – 3  Dominican R. 16-25 20-25 22-25
Italy  3 – 1  Brazil 25-20 25-21 15-25 25-22


Group I[edit]

  • Venue: Macau
    • 2007-08-17
Cuba  1 – 3  Netherlands 25-27 27-25 18-25 20-25
China  3 – 0  United States 25-18 25-17 25-22
    • 2007-08-18
Cuba  2 – 3  United States 25-18 21-25 23-25 25-22 13-15
China  2 – 3  Netherlands 23-25 25-19 25-23 14-25 12-15
    • 2007-08-19
United States  1 – 3  Netherlands 18-25 23-25 25-11 20-25
China  1 – 3  Cuba 24-26 25-23 22-25 20-25


Preliminary ranking[edit]

Team Points G W L PW PL Ratio SW SL Ratio
1.  Brazil 17 9 8 1 728 550 1.324 25 5 5.000
2.  Italy 16 9 7 2 774 682 1.135 24 10 2.400
3.  Russia 16 9 7 2 788 740 1.065 21 14 1.500
4.  Poland 15 9 6 3 790 758 1.042 22 14 1.571
5.  Netherlands 15 9 6 3 731 705 1.037 18 15 1.200
6.  Cuba 14 9 5 4 823 777 1.059 21 15 1.400
7.  United States 14 9 5 4 784 784 1.000 18 18 1.000
8.  China 13 9 4 5 816 777 1.050 20 17 1.176
9.  Japan 13 9 4 5 719 702 1.024 18 15 1.200
10.  Kazakhstan 10 9 1 8 681 781 0.872 7 26 0.269
11.  Dominican R. 10 9 1 8 574 713 0.805 6 24 0.250
12.  Chinese Taipei 9 9 0 9 436 675 0.646 0 27 0.000


Final round[edit]

Brazil  3 – 0  Poland 25-21 25-21 25-17
Italy  3 – 1  Russia 25-18 25-17 23-25 25-17
China  2 – 3  Netherlands 26-28 24-26 25-23 25-23 08-15
    • 2007-08-23
Russia  3 – 2  Brazil 25-16 15-25 19-25 25-17 15-13
Italy  1 – 3  Netherlands 24-26 25-22 25-27 16-25
Poland  2 – 3  China 25-21 15-25 16-25 25-22 09-15
    • 2007-08-24
Brazil  2 – 3  Netherlands 25-19 19-25 23-25 25-23 08-15
Russia  3 – 0  Poland 25-11 25-22 26-24
Italy  2 – 3  China 23-25 25-19 22-25 26-24 12-15
    • 2007-08-25
Netherlands  3 – 0  Poland 25-22 25-22 25-23
China  3 – 0  Russia 25-23 27-25 25-22
Brazil  1 – 3  Italy 22-25 25-19 18-25 21-25
    • 2007-08-26
Netherlands  3 – 2  Russia 21-25 25-18 25-13 20-25 15-08
Poland  3 – 0  Italy 25-21 25-18 25-19
China  3 – 0  Brazil 25-21 25-21 25-13


Final ranking[edit]

Team Points G W L PW PL Ratio SW SL Ratio
1.  Netherlands 10 5 5 0 503 454 1.108 15 7 2.143
2.  China 9 5 4 1 476 438 1.087 14 7 2.000
3.  Italy 7 5 2 3 448 446 1.004 9 11 0.818
4.  Russia 7 5 2 3 411 434 0.947 9 11 0.818
5.  Brazil 6 5 1 4 412 434 0.949 8 12 0.667
6.  Poland 6 5 1 4 348 392 0.888 5 12 0.417

Overall ranking[edit]

Individual awards[edit]

References[edit]