January 8-10, in Ādaži took place 1st leg of LTU cup 2016 for U18 age group. 5 Liepāja Tennis Sport school students participated in this tournament – Rebeka Mertena, Marta Pagraba, Signija Stībele, Toms Rolis and Renārs Grodskis.
Rebeka took bronze. Unexpectedly she lost in semifinal to 3 years younger Kamilla Bārtone from Riga with 5/7 6/4 4/6. In game for 3rd place Rebeka was better than Anna Jakovļeva (VL Tenisa skola) and won with 6/4 4/6 7/5.
The best result had Liepāja Tennis Sport school student Toms Rolis, who won 2nd place by loosing in final to Mārupe TS student Andris Gudiņš with 6/1 6/4.
Marta Pagraba won in 1st round, but in 2nd round she lost to the next 4th place winner Anna Jakovļeva. Renārs Grodskis as well lost in 2nd round to the next tournament winner A.Gudiņš with 0/6 2/6. Signija Stībele already in the 1st round lost to Anna Marija Bukina (LSNTA) with 3/6 2/6.