In Liepāja has started Tennis Europe international tournament “Venden cup”, which takes place in Liepaja already for 20 years in a row. Former name of the tournament was “Liepaja International Tournament”, but after last year amongst supporters can be found Venden, because of that the name of the tournament has been changed to “Venden Cup”.
In June 20 and 21 were played qualification games, where participated 32 girls and 25 boys from 7 countries. Eight best got into the Main draw, which will start on June 22.. In girls competition successful were 2 from Belarus, 2 from Ukraine, 1 from Russia and 3 from Latvia. At boys competition successful were 3 from Lithuania, 3 from Belarus, 1 from Russia and 1 from Poland.
Everyone is welcome to support young tennis players. Entrance in the venue is free.
Tournament is supported by – Liepāja city, Latvian Tennis Union, “Lotte”, “Čili pica”, Venden, Wilson, Lindström, Sportacentrs.com, “Kurzemes Vārds”, hotel “Līva” and “Dzintara boulings”.