Kerri Walsh Jennings breaks record

Updated: October 28, 2013, 4:47 PM ET
Associated Press

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Kerri Walsh Jennings has broken the record for most tournament wins by a female beach volleyball player.

She and partner April Ross won the FIVB Grand Slam in Xiamen, China, on Sunday, giving Walsh Jennings the 113th title of her career. She broke the old mark set by her retired partner Misty May-Treanor.

Walsh Jennings says it's a special record to own because most of the victories came with May-Treanor as her partner.

Walsh Jennings and Ross won 21-14, 17-21, 15-12 over the Brazilian pair of Taiana Lima and Talita Da Rocha Antunes. It was the Americans' third title in five events since joining forces.

AVP managing partner Donald Sun congratulated Walsh Jennings on Monday.

American Karch Kiraly holds the men's record for career victories with 148.


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