Misty told me that one morning she woke up in tears just realizing she had unfinished business. She thought ‘This isn’t normal to be crying in my sleep, I need to finish this on my own terms. So she sent Kerri a text that said simply ‘We need to talk’. Misty flew to California to meet with Kerri. They decided to reunite. Kerri said one of the hardest things she’s ever done was calling Nicole Branagh [Kerri’s initially planned London partner] and saying to her ‘I’m about to break your heart’. I asked Kerri yesterday how she made that decision, and while getting quite emotional she said simply ‘It’s Misty
—  NBC Commentator on Misty May-Treanor’s and Kerri Walsh-Jenning’s road to London during the preliminary round