In the beginning of August, Liepāja Tennis Sport school student Patrīcija Špaka played in two “Tennis Europe” tournaments.
First tournament took place in Estonian city Viljandi – “Airok Voljandi Open”. That was debut for Patricija in U16 in Europe! In Singles and Doubles she went over the first round. In Singles 2nd round Patrīcija lost to S.Orav from Estonia (seeded 2nd) with 0:6, 5:7, but in Doubles playing together with S.Poļišķuku (Latvia) they lost to pair from Latvia/Russia with 2:6, 6:2, 8:10.Last week in Lithuania, Patrīcija participated in “Vilnius tennis academy cup” organized tournament. In Estonia Patrīcija had debut in U16 group, but in Lithuania was the best tournament till now, because in Singles and in Doubles Patrīcija got till finals.In Doubles Patrīcija together with L.Heiskanen from Finland in final lost to Latvian/Belarus pair with 0:6, 3:6.
What wasn’t possible in Doubles final, that was done in Singles final, Patrīcija won over A.Tsyurpalevych from Ukraine with 6:4, 6:0 and the first victory in the “Tennis Europe” was here!As Patrīcija told, that the final game was quite intense, especially the first set. Patrīcija explained that the hardest game in this tournament was semifinal, where she won over 2nd seeded S.Plotņikova with 7:5, 7:5.Congratulations to Patrīcija and we wish a lot of success in the future!