U10 tennis competition “Olympic Stars”

Olimpiskās ZvaigznītesThis Saturday, December 15, for the fifth time in the Liepaja Olympic center will be held U10 tennis competition “Olympic Stars” in U-8 red and U-9 orange groups. Tournament will start at 11:00.

Tennis returns at Liepaja Olympic Center! Not a long time ago it was possible to meet in Liepaja WTA Top1 player – Victoria Azarenka. As well at Liepaja were best national players with Ernests Gulbis among them, who defended the colors of Latvia at Davis Cup matches. Now the tennis fields are open for the new, growing tennis players, who are starting their way to the tennis peaks.

“U10 Tennis” is the International Tennis Federation (ITF) developed tennis program aimed for children under the age of 10 years. The main difference from the big tennis is that tennis fields are smaller and tennis balls are softer.

“Olympic Stars” at Liepaja Olympic Center will be held for the fifth time and the tournament  is organized by the Liepaja Tennis sports school in collaboration with “Liepaja Olympic Center”. Till now this tournament has been able to attract 144 participants (85 girls and 59 boys) from various Latvian cities – Liepaja, Ventspils, Riga, Ādaži, etc., as well as other countries – Sweden, Estonia, Lithuania. This year in the tournament will participate young players from various Latvian cities, as well as players from Lithuania.

Celebrating the fifth anniversary of the tournament, organizers want to say a big and warm “Thank you” to friends, which helps to organize this tournament – Liepaja City Council, “Latvian Olympic Committee”, “Pure Chocolate” Ltd., “Sport 2000 b.a.l.l.”, Liepaja Tennis Sport School, “Chili pica” , “Liepaja RAS” Ltd., “Art Soapworks” Ltd., “Liepaja Olympic Center” Ltd. and “Venden” Ltd.