In the midday of June 26 in Liepaja concluded Tennis Europe Venden Cup U14. During the tournament were played interesting and intense games. Latvia in Main draw was represented by 4 boys – Renārs Grodskis, Valērijs Vorobjovs, Daniels Linkuns-Morozovs and Sergejs Ņikušins, but in girls competition – 10 girls – Elza Tomase, Veronika Zalcmane, Aleksandra Jakovļeva, Klaudija Lisovska, Katrīna Lasmane, Nikola Geller, Sabīne Rutlauka, Dana Gribeļska, Alise Grundule and Alise Vindiga. Unfortunately the in the 1st round won only 2 boys representatives – Renārs Grodskis and Daniels Linkuns-Morozovs. For getting into the best eight Linkuns-Morozovs lost to Andrej Injatkin from Russia with 1/6 5/7, but Grodskis lost to the next champion A.Paulson with 6/0 6/0. In Singles for boys final competed A.Paulson from Czech Republic and R.Ginat from Israel. The champion title was won by A.Paulson with 6/3 6/3. At girls competition for the 1st place competed 1st seeded I.Daujotaite from Lithuania, who won over new tennis player from Ukraine – D.Lopatetskaya with 6/4 6/1.In Doubles boys competition 1st place was won by pair from Czech Republic – A.Paulson/L.Jirousek, who with a score 6/4 6/4 won over Ukraine and Belarus duet M.Kniazeu/O.Ovcharenko. In girls Doubles 1st place was taken by Belarus pair K.Filichenok/A.Yakubovich, who with 6/4 6/2 won over pair from Ukraine and Belarus K.Diatlova/L.Dzemchanka.
Tournament was supported by – Liepāja city, Latvian Tennis Union, “Lotte”, “Čili pica”, Venden, Wilson, Lindström, Sportacentrs.com, “Kurzemes Vārds”, hotel “Līva” and “Dzintara boulings”.
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