Double gold for Liepaja at A.Zālīša memorial tournament

Renārs Grodskis

In May 9th-12th at Riga Traffic Tennis club took place Aleksandra Zālīša memorial tournament for U12 and U14 age groups.

In U14 group our students took golden medals – for boys – Renārs Grodskis (coach – D.Kozlovs) and for girls – Patrīcija Špaka (coach – O.Bordjugova).

This tournament was very convincing for R.Grodskis, who didn’t lost a set in all four games and together in the tournament only lost nine points. In semi-final victory over Roberts Jaričevskis with 6-3 6-0 and in final crashing victory over Valters Čapkevičs with a score 6-0 6-3.

P.Špaka in semi-final won over Evita Vītoliņa from Riga with a score 6-0 6-2, but in final P.Špaka got her revenge over Stefānija Poļiščuka (Patricija before a week lost to Stefanija at “Zelta Wilson” for U14) with a score 7-6(1) 6-3.

At U14 group started also our Katrīna Lasmane (couch – E.Reinfelde), who in a game for 3rd place lost to Evita Vītoliņa with a score 3-6 6-7(1).

As well in U12 group 4th place took Dana Gribeļska (coach – O.Bordjugova).

Our other student results at A.Zālīša memorial tournament:
U12 group for girls:
9th place – Karolīna Skābe (coach – E.Reinfelde)

U14 group for girls:
6th place – Elza Tomase (coach – I.Kublačova)

U14 group for boys:
13th-16th place – Kristers Skābe (coach – E.Reinfelde)