Two Liepaja Tennis Sport school students – Elza Tomase and Alise Vindiga had a successful Tennis Europe “Vilnius Tennis Academy Cup” tournament for U14 age group, which took place from 4th to 10th July in Lithuanian capital Vilnius.
Alise had a great qualification round and could continue the tournament in Main draw. In 1st round Alise won over 3rd seeded Sofija Každan from Belarus with 6/3 6/3. In 2nd round Lithuanian Milena Kriukelite with 6/4 6/0 was won, but in quarterfinal Alise lost to Belarusian Kristina Dmitruk with 7/6(6) 6/2.Elza in this tournament took Silver medal in Singles, but in Doubles, together with Dārta Daļecka they played till Semifinal. In Singles Elza till the Final game had great victories one after another, but in the Final game she lost to the 1st seeded opponent from Russia – Marija Bondarenko with 6/4 7/5. In Doubles Elzas pair was stopped in Semifinal by Russian pair Marija Bondarenko/Anna Grigoreva with 6/4 6/3.
This week our tennis players will have tournaments in Latvia – U18 in Ventspils, but U12 in Rīga.