From Riga with gold and two silvers

August 12, in Riga took place “Rīgas satiksmes tenisa kluba balvas izcīņa” (Riga Satiksme tennis club Prix) for U8, U9 and U10 age groups. Liepaja Tennis Sport school was represented by Orests Ronis and Emīlija Brūdere in U8, Timo Bertrams Tikums, Ernests Brūders, Paula Gurecka and Karolīna Lāce in U9, Elizabete Marta Hamitova, Laura Kristiāna Sprūde, Marija Lauva and Anna Azarova in U10.In U8 for boys Orests Ronis won all four subdivision games and in final tournament lost one out of three games and took 2nd place overall.

In U8 for girls Emīlija Brūdere gad one win in four games and took 10th place overall.

In U9 for boys Timo Bertrams Tikums lost all games in subdivision and finished 18th overall, similar situation had Ernests Brūders, who finished 19th overall.

In U9 for girls Karolīna Lāce in her subdivision won one out of three and finished 10th overall. Paula Gurecka won three out of four games and had the possibility to compete of overall victory. In Semifinal Paula lost, as well she lost in game for 3rd place, so Paula Gurecka finished 4th overall.In U10 for girls Laura Kristīana Sprūde could not win any game in her subdivision. Anna Azarova in her subdivision won two out of four games, but that wasn’t enough to get into Final round. Both Elizabete Marta Hamitova and Marija Lauva in their subdivisions won all games and got into the Final round. In Semifinal Marija and Elizabete both won their opponents, so they had to meet in the Final. In Final game Elizabete Marija Hamitova won with 4-2 and took the 1st place overall, but Marija Lauva finished 2nd overall.

Latvian adult championship has concluded, Rebeka Mertena almost gets absolute victory

From August 5 till 11 in the Liepaja Tennis Sport school courts took place Latvian Tennis Union organized “Latvian adult championship 2017”. The tournament was organized for Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles.At Men competition unfortunately none of the Liepaja Tennis Sport school representatives couldn’t manage to get into the 3rd Round, but at the Women competition into the 3rd Round managed to get in for out of eight 3rd Round Liepaja Tennis Sport school players – Rebeka Margareta Mertena, Patrīcija Špaka, Marta Pagraba and Elza Tomase. All our girls had to compete against each other. Rebeka Margareta Mertena with 6-1 7-5 won over Patrīcija Špaka, but Elza Tomase with 6-0 6-3 won over Marta Pagraba. As well in Semifinal both our students had to compete against each other. Rebeka Margareta Mertena won over Elza Tomase with 6-1 6-4 and got into the Final. In second Semifinal Madara Straume (individual) won over Kristiāna Zahare (Rīgas satiksmes TK) with 6-0 6-0. In intense Final Madara Straume won over our Rebeka Margareta Mertena with 6-3 6-4.Rebeka Margareta Mertena together with Madara Straume won the Doubles. Meanwhile, Rebeka playing together with her coach Daņils Kozlovs won the Mixed Doubles.Results:
Men
Singles
1st place – Mārtiņš Rocēns (Ādaži TC)
2nd place – Kārlis Ozoliņš (ACB/VL tenisa skola)
3rd/4th place – Daniels Linkuns-Morozovs (individuāli)
3rd/4th place – Teodors Pukše (Lielupe TC)

Doubles
1st place – Mārtiņš Rocēns, Kārlis Ozoliņš
2nd place – Arturs Kulibaba, Mikus Pauls Losbergs
3rd place – Daniels Linkuns-Morozovs, Rūdolfs Aksenoks

Women
Singles
1st place – Madara Straume (individual)
2nd place – Rebeka Margareta Mertena (Liepaja Tennis Sport school)
3rd/4th place – Elza Tomase (Liepaja Tennis Sport school)
3rd/4th place – Kristiāna Zahare (Rīgas satiksmes TK)

Doubles
1st place – Rebeka Margareta Mertena, Madara Straume
2nd place – Kristiāna Linda Zahare, Margarita Ignatjeva
3rd place – Greta Veinberga, Stefānija Poļiščuka

Mixed Doubles
1st place – Rebeka Margareta Mertena, Daņils Kozlovs
2nd place – Kristiāna Zahare, Daniels Linkuns-Morozovs
3rd place – Laura Slišāne, Kārlis OzoliņšAll pictures from the tournament can be seen in “Gallery“.

From Riga with gold and silver

August 5, in Riga took place “LSTA Prix” for U8 age group. Liepaja Tennis Sports school was represented by Orests Ronis and Poļina Iļasova.In girls competition Poļina Iļasova in her subdivision won three out of four games and had the possibility to compete for the win in the tournament. In Semifinal with 11-3 Poļina won over Inese Dreimane (Enri TK). In Final against Keisija Bērziņa (Tennis Pro Academy) Poļina lost with 5-11. At the end Poļina Iļasova took 2nd place overall.At boys competition Orests Ronis in his subdivision won all four games and had to compete for the victory in the tournament. In Semifinal Orests had an easy win with 11-1 over Ričards Vingris (TK Jelgava). In Final Orests Ronis won with 11-5 over Jānis Liberts (TC Ādaži). So Orests Ronis won at the “LSTA Prix” overall and took Gold medal.

Valerijs Vorobjovs participates in few international tournaments

Liepaja Tennis Sports school student Valerijs Vorobjovs from July 31 till August 5 was in Viljandi (Estonia), where he participated in Tennis Europe tournament “Airok Viljandi Open U16”. In 1st Round Valerijs won over Gregor Marius Kliimask (Estonia) with 6-2 6-0. In 2nd Round Valerijs continued to win by beating Aleksandras Urbanavicius (Lithuania) with 6-3 4-6 6-3. Unfortunately in Quarterfinal the tournament ended for Valerijs, because he lost to Mikhail Malakhovich (Belarus) with 6-7(3) 2-6.Already today Valerijs Vorobjovs begins his next Tennis Europe tournament – “Bavarian Junior Open”, which takes place in Munich (Germany). In 1st Round Valerijs will play against Benjamin Poetzing (Germany).

4th leg of beach tennis has concluded

August 2nd at Liepaja beach tennis open fields and “Lounge bar OMM” beach tennis fields took place 4th leg of ““Vega 1” beach volleyball and beach tennis league” in beach tennis for mixed pair games. In the tournament participated 56 beach tennis players, so 28 teams, which were divided in 4 subdivisions.In 1st subdivision won Zane Vilnīte and Dagnis Šliseris. In 2nd subdivision won Gints and Krista Siliņš. In 3rd subdivision won Elans and Elīna Zīverts. In 4th subdivision won Gita Karule and Elans Strazdiņš.In Semifinal Zane Vilnīte and Dagnis Šliseris lost to Elans and Elīna Zīverts with 6-4. In 2nd Semifinal Gints and Krista Siliņš lost to Gita Karule and Elans Strazdiņš with 6-2.In game for 3rd place Zane Vilnīte and Dagnis Šliseris won over Gints and Krista Siliņš with 7-6(2). But in game for 1st place Elans and Elīna Zīverti won with 6-3, so Gita Karule and Elans Strazdiņš remained 2nd.Last (5th leg) will take place in August 16.Full results are available in “Beach tennis”.

Photo: Kristīne Austere. More pictures in “Gallery“.

Latvian Adult Championship 2017 will take place in Liepaja

From August 5 to 11 in the tennis courts of Liepaja Tennis Sports school will take place Latvian Tennis Union organized “Latvian Adult Championship 2017”. Tournament will begin with qualifiers for men on August 5, but Main Draw will begin in August 6.Liepaja Tennis Sports school in Main Draw will be represented by Toms Sutris, Justs Jakovļevs, Toms Rolis, Matīss Šteinhards, Renārs Grodskis, Daņils Kozlovs, Rebeka Margareta Mertena, Marta Pagraba, Signija Stībele, Elza Tomase, Patrīcija Špaka, Veronika Zalcmane, Anastasija Rižkova, Elīna Zīverte, Paula Jankova, Katrīna Lasmane and Alise Vindiga. But in Qualifiers – Eduards Grodskis un Andis Aigars.

We invite everybody to come and support our tennis players!

Our students wins some medals at home

July 29 to 30 in the tennis courts of Liepaja Tennis Sports school took place “Liepājas TSS un Prince balvas izcīņa” for U10. Liepaja Tennis Sports school was represented by Matīss Ozoliņš-Pese, Bogdans Kozlovs, Elizabete Marta Hamitova, Alise Latiša, Anastasija Lomovska, Anna Azarova, Evelīna Poikāne, Sabīne Vaidere, Daniela Krušatina, Maija Alise Zvirbule, Ketlina Arone, Annete Skripka and Laura Kristiāna Sprūde.At boys competition Bogdans Kozlovs and Matīss Ozoliņš-Pese managed to get into the Semifinal, where they both had to compete against each other. With 5-4 winner was Bogdans Kozlovs. In the game for 3rd place Matīss Ozoliņš-Pese lost to Renāts Ivko (individual) with 4-5. In Final game Bogdans Kozlovs with 4-5 lost to Rihards Neimanis (Mārupes TS). So the 1st place was taken by Rihards Neimanis (Mārupes TS), 2nd place – Bogdans Kozlovs (Liepājas TSS) and 3rd place – Renāts Ivko (individual).At girls competition for the Semifinals qualified our Elizabete Marta Hamitova, Ketlina Arone, Evelīna Poikāne and tennis club Enri student – Karina Joničenoka. In Semifinal Elizabete Marta Hamitova with 4-2 won over Karina Joničenoka, but Ketlina Arone with 4-1 won over Evelīna Poikāne. In game for 3rd place with 4-1 won Karina Joničenoka (TK Enri) and received Bronze, but Evelīna Poikāne took 4th place. In Final with 4-1 victory was taken by Elizabete Marta Hamitova and getting Gold, but the Silver went to Ketlina Arone.

From Ventspils with Bronze

July 29 and 30 in Ventspils took place “Ventspils Olimpiskā centra balvu izcīņa” for U12 age group. Liepaja Tennis Sports school was represented by Didzis Vārna, Artjoms Splenders, Gregors Lazdāns, Kristiana Lagzdiņa, Marija Lauva, Evelīna Beneša and Paula Kapleite.In Boys competition Artjoms Splenders and Gregors Lazdāns couldn’t manage to get into the 2nd Round, meanwhile Didzis Vārna in 1st game won over Aleksandrs Sotikovs (Spars TK) with 6-1 6-0. In Semifinal Didzis lost to the next winner of the tournament Nikita Gavrilonoks (Orange Tennis) with 3-6 1-6. In gae for 3rd place Didzis Vārna with 6-1 6-3 won over Georgijs Harjuzovs (Ventpils TK) and took Bronze medal.

At girls competition Evelīna Beneša and Paula Kapleite couldn’t manage to get into the 2nd Round. Kristiana Lagzdiņa with 6-4 6-3 won over Elīza Kupruka (Enri TK) and got into the 2nd Round, where she was joined by Marija Lauva who in 1st Round with 6-3 6-3 won over Elizabete Lekse (Enri TK). In game for getting into the Semifinal Kristiana Lagzdiņa lost to Marina Karaseva (Tennis Pro Academy) with 0-6 0-6 and Marija Lauva with 1-6 2-6 lost to next winner of the tournament Elizabete Brutane (ACB/VL tenisa skola). In the overall Marija Lauva took 6th place, meanwhile Kristiana Lagzdiņa – 7th-8th place.

All medals stays in Liepaja

July 26 to 27 in the tennis courts of Liepaja Tennis Sports school took place “Liepāja TSS and Prince Prix” for U14 age group. Liepaja Tennis Sports schools was represented by Dāvids Špaks, Kārlis Vēberis, Kristians Lasmanis, Didzis Vārna, Kristers Boks, Evelīna Ķīvīte, Paula Jankova, Karolīna Skābe, Anastasija Rižkova, Elizabete Deglava, Kristiana Lagzdiņa and Evelīna Beneša.At boys competition in Semifinal got only students from Liepaja Tennis Sports school. Dāvids Špaks with 6-1 6-3 won over Kristians Lasmanis, but Kārlis Vēberis with 6-1 6-0 won over Didzis Vārna. In game for 3rd place Didzis Vārna won with 6-0 0-6 6-1, meanwhile, in game for the victory in tournament Dāvids Špaks took 1st place with 6-1 6-1 over Kārlis Vēberis, who took 2nd place.At girls competition in Semifinal landed Liepaja Tennis Sports schools students and individually playing Simona Laugale, who lost in Semifinal to Karolīna Skābe with 6-3 6-0. In the 2nd Semifinal game Evelīna Ķīvīte with 6-7(2) 6-2 6-2 won over Paula Jankova. In game for 3rd place our Paula Jankova won with 3-6 6-4 6-2 and took 3rd place. In the Final game Evelīna Ķīvīte with 6-1 1-6 6-2 won over Karolīna Skābe, who took 2nd place, and Evelīna Ķīvīte took 1st place.