Branagh, Kropp win AVP Kingston Chicago Open

CHICAGO (AP) Nicole Branagh and Jenny Kropp won the AVP Kingston Chicago Open on Sunday, beating Kim DiCello and Kendra Van Zwieten 21-16, 21-19.

After falling to the second-seeded DiCello and Van Zwieten in the third round of the double-elimination tournament Saturday, Branagh and Kropp rebounded to set up the rematch. The title was Kropp's first, and Branagh's 17th.

Brad Keenan and Ty Tramblie won the men's title in their first event together, beating top-seeded Ryan Doherty and John Mayer 21-19, 22-20.

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