Liepaja tennis seniors defends Latvian club team championship title

July 26th at courts of Tennis center “Lielupe” Liepaja tennis seniors at Latvian club team championship in hard games succeeded to defend champion title by winning LĀTS-Mārupe team at finals. Unlike team from Mārupe, who as legionary added player from top 10 of world senior ranking, team from Liepaja decided to play on their own.

As the games finished with a draw 3-3, the winner was decided according to number of winning sets. As team from Liepāja had one winning set more as team from Mārupe 8-7, champion title went to team Liepāja.

For team Liepāja this was the 4th final in a row since founding the team in year 2011.

Meanwhile in the masters competition Liepāja Tennis Sports school team took 3rd place.

Congratulations to Liepaja tennis seniors for repeated success in Latvian club team championship. We wish a lot of success participating at „European senior club championship 2014”, which will take place September 22nd to 27th, 2014 at Cartagena in Spain.

“Liepaja Tennis Sports school and Yonex International Prix” for U12 age group finished

July 26th to 28th at courts of Liepaja Tennis Sports school took place “Liepaja Tennis Sports school and Yonex International Prix” for U12 age group. With great results at this competition participated our girls – taking all medals.

1st place took our Patrīcija Špaka which in a hard game with a score 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 won over our Elza Tomase, but in a game for 3rd place our Alise Vindiga with a score 7-5, 6-2 won over Dārta Daļecka from Mārupe Tennis school.

In boys competition students of Liepaja Tennis Sports school didn’t play so well. Highest place for our student was taken by Valerijs Vorobjovs – 6th place.

From July 29th to August 3rd at courts of Liepaja Tennis Sports school will continue „Liepaja Tennis Sports school and Yonex International Prix”:

  • July 29th to 31st – U14 age group
  • August 1st to 3rd – U18 age group
  • August 2nd to 3rd – U10 age group

We invite everyone to support our new players.

From Marupe with two silvers

July 27 took place Mārupe Tennis school Cup.

Liepaja Tennis Sports School students returned from Mārupe with two silver medals.

Marija Lauva took 2nd place in the U8 group for girls and Lauris Siksna took 2nd place in U9 group for boys.

Good results at Latvian championship for U12 and U16 age groups

Has finished Latvian championship for U12 and U16 age groups. Students from Liepāja Tennis Sports schools had good results.

In U12 age group for girls Patrīcija Špaka took 2nd place, at final with a score 6/0 6/4 she lost to Stefānija Poļiščuka. Elza Tomase took 3rd place, with a score 6/2 6/1 she won over our other student – Veronika Zalcmane.

In U16 age group for girls our Rebeka Mertena became a champion, in game for 1st place she won over Gundega Pastore with 6/2 6/2. 4th place took Signija Stībele, in a game for 3rd place she lost to S.Oļesovai with 6/3 6/2. Marta Pagraba took 5th place.

In U16 group for boys our Toms Rolis took 4th place. Our students had successful starts at doubles tournament. In U12 group our duet Špaka/Tomase izcīnīja became champions, but Zalcmane/Vindiga took 4th place. Also in U16 group champion title went to our students – Zīverte/Pagraba, but in boys competition Grodskis/Rolis took silver medals. In mixed doubles one more winn took our Rebeka Mertena which in pair with Grīnvalds from Rīga, in final won over Liepaja Tennis Sports school pair Rolis/Pagraba. Bronze medal went to our tennis player – Zīverte, who was playing in pair with Jakovļevs from Riga.

Our students overall took 9 medals in this tournament – 4 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze. Congratilation to Latvian championship medalists!

From Riga with 4 medals

July 12 and 13 in TK Riga Traffic Tennis club July tournament students of Liepāja Tennis Sports school won four medals.

U8 boys:
1st place – Gregors Lazdāns (coach E.Reinfelde)

U8 girls:
1st place – Ketlina Arone (coach I.Kublačova)

U9 girls:
3rd place – Kristiāna Lagzdiņa (coach O.Bordjugova)

U10 boys:
3rd place – Ričards Špaks (coach O.Bordjugova)

Liepāja Tennis Sports school and Babolat international Prix has finished

In July 5th finished Liepāja Tennis Sports school and Babolat international Prix for U8 and U9 groups.

Girls U8:
1st place – Beatrise Zeltiņa
2nd place – Paula Kapleite
3rd place – Alina Krancmane

Boys U8:
1st place – Ralfs Rukmanis
2nd place – Gregors Lazdāns
3rd place – Rainers Pētersons

Girls U9:
1st place – Nikola Elizabete Pētersone
2nd place – Daniela Konstantinova
3rd place – Kristiāna Lagzdiņa

Boys U9:
1st place – Lauris Siksna
2nd place – Gustavs Dambiņš
3rd place – Didzis Vārna

From Ventspils with 3 medals

June 28th in Ventspils took place Ventspils Prix for U10 (Green) age group. Students of Liepāja Tennis Sports school returned from Ventspils with 3 medals.

1st place – Evelīna Ķīvīte (coach O.Bordjugova)
2nd place – Karolīna Skābe (coach E.Reinfelde)

3rd place – Ričards Špaks (coach O.Bordjugova)

Evelīna Ķīvīte

Venden Cup 2014 has finished

In courts of Liepāja Tennis Sports school has finished Tennis Europe international youth tournament Venden Cup for U14 age group.

Girls single:
1st place – Julia OCZACHOWSKA (Poland)
2nd place – Yuliya HATOUKA (Belarus)
3rd/4th place – Ekaterina GRIB (Belarus)
3rd/4th place – Kseniya YERSH (Belarus)

Boys single:
1st place – Timofey SKATOV (Russia)
2nd place – Karol PALUCH (Poland)
3rd/4th place – Daniils BATMANOVS (Latvia)
3rd/4th place – Robin Erik PARTS (Estonia)

Girls doubles:
1st place – Kristina FILICHENOK (Belarus) and Julia OCZACHOWSKA (Poland)
2nd place – Victoria DEMA and Juliya POPYK (Ukraine)
3rd/4th place – Iveta DAUJOTAITE (Lithuania) and Ekaterina GRIB (Belarus)
3rd/4th place – Darya SHVARTSMANN and Ilana TETRUASHVILI (Israel)

Boys doubles:
1st place – Robin Erik PARTS and Johannes SEEMAN (Estonia)
2nd place – Timofey SKATOV and Andrey VOROBYEV (Russia)
3rd/4th place – Artsiom BARDZIN and Annei LASKA (Belarus)
3rd/4th place – Tsimafei BASALYHA (Belarus) and Pavel SHUMEIKO (Ukraine)

Congratulations to all winners and see us next year!

Second day of Venden Cup has finished

It’s the second main draw day of Venden Cup 2014 for U14 age group. It’s cleared eight best players in girls and boys competitions. June 24th was unfortunate for Latvian young tennis players, because all of them lost, except the favorite Daniils Batmanovs. In the eigth strongest boys in the tournament with Daniils are two players from Israel and two from Estonia, as well one by Russia, Belarus and Poland. In girls singles our Patrīcija Špaka lost to Russian Kubareva 6:1 6:1 and Elza Tomase lost to Israeli D.Shvartsmann 6:3 6:3. Alongside them into the quarterfinal got one more Russian representative as well as three girls from Belarus, one from Poland and one from Ukraine.

Our players are withdrawn from double games.

Tomorrow, June 25th, will take place interesting games for getting into the best four. Beginning of games at 10:00. You can follow the scores in Tennis Europe homepage.

First day of Venden Cup has finished

First day of Venden Cup for U14 age group has Finished. Our players had different efforts. Patrīcija Špaka in a difficult game won over Russian player Kristina Sorokolet, who is ranked 148th at European ranking, with a score 3:6, 6:2, 6:1. Our Elza Tomase as well got into best 16, by winning Varvara Zlotnik from Belarus with a score 6:7(6), 6:4, 7:6(5). Our other girls and boy Renārs Grodskis lost their games. In ahead – games in doubles. We wish a great success.

Patrīcija Špaka

Elza Tomase