Liepāja receives Latvian Tennis union prix – Tennis city of the year

December 11, 2015, in Rīga took place annual Latvian Tennis union (LTU) year conclusion event, in which were presented “Tennis awards of 2015”.During the event the awards were presented in following nominations – “Player of the year”, “New hope”, “Senior of the year”, “Tennis city of the year”, “Tennis club of the year”, “Team of the year” and “For the input in development of tennis”. In nomination “Tennis city of the year” the award was given to Liepāja.In nomination “Player of the year” the award went to Jeļena Ostapenko, meanwhile the “New hope” award was given to Danielai Vismanei. “Senior of the year” – Oskars Vaskis. Each year, LTU presents an award to one of the Latvian cities for input in the popularity promotion. This year, in nomination “Tennis city of the year” the award was presented to Liepāja. In 2015 Liepāja organized one of the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas competitions – Latvia against Madagascar. Thank to the interest of the city and for the positive attitude, team Latvia felt excellent and could show their best game in win over team Madagascar. In 2015 in Liepāja were organized various international tennis tournaments for youth – Tennis Europe and ITF.

Liepāja as well received gratitude from LTU for given support.In nomination “Club of the year” the award was given to “Tenisa centrs Ādaži”. “Team of the year” awards went to “Fed Cup” team Latvia. “For the input in development of tennis” went to tennis club “Enri” owner Jevgēņijs Nimets.

Information from Latvian Tennis union.